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Old 05-04-2014, 08:46 PM   #1
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Angel Eye Flickering - Help!

Hey guys,

About 3 months ago I installed a set of LED angel eyes bought on clearance from Stealthauto. The description stated they were weisslicht, but I saw immediately when they arrived they were not. Either way, they were only $100 - install went smoothly, and they looked fantastic for the next 3 months, even had the remote lock/unlock fading function. However, the two rings on the passenger side started flickering irregularly and sometimes even went out. I traced the problem to the wiring container that is pictured here (sorry, I don't know the technical term for it) but all the wires meet up and connect inside. This may even be a converter that sends less volts to the rings - I don't remember exactly. Anyway, I discovered this is the cause of the issue by messing with it - holding it different ways, tapping it, even shaking it a little. I opened it up to find that it is filled with epoxy, so what I'm assuming is a bad connection is completely unaccessible unless I want to destroy the wiring. If buying a new wiring harness will fix this, I have no idea what brand to get because what I received is clearly not weisslicht. Contacting Stealthauto will probably do nothing, because it was a clearance item, but I plan to do so anyway. Can anyone at least tell me what the piece pictured is/does, or if anyone has had any similar experiences? I just figured I'd ask before I buy a whole new kit, obviously I am not a wiring expert. I'd love to get the angel eyes back to how they look in my signature...

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Old 05-18-2014, 12:41 AM   #2
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it's probably a resistor pack of some sort. i'm sure you can buy just that replacement part. however since i don't know the vendor, i can't recommend where to get it from. i would try to contact StealthAuto to see if they could track it down for you.
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Old 05-18-2014, 09:16 AM   #3
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it's probably a resistor pack of some sort. i'm sure you can buy just that replacement part. however since i don't know the vendor, i can't recommend where to get it from. i would try to contact StealthAuto to see if they could track it down for you.

I haven't gotten an answer from the first time I got in touch with them, but it wouldn't hurt to try again. Thanks for your help
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Old 05-21-2014, 01:16 PM   #4
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Update

So Stealthauto answered me yesterday and said they could send me a replacement resistor pack (for free) if I gave them my shipping address. Today I got an email confirming that they will in fact be sending the replacement and it is "waiting to be processed." Hopefully this goes through without incident and the replacement can solve my problem.
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Old 05-30-2014, 07:29 AM   #6
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Update - Resolved!

Issue resolved!
Yesterday I received the free replacement resistor pack in the mail from Stealthauto as promised. They even sent the correct resistor (outstanding since it was part of an angel eye kit on clearance). I was able to swap it out with the malfunctioning one with no problems at all, and now my angel eyes are back to normal! Overall awesome customer service experience with Stealthauto.
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