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Old 01-05-2007, 06:25 PM   #1
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angel eyes problem please help

I bought the umnitza rings a few months ago and and installed them correctly. they where working fine till one day one side went out, i played with the wires a little and got it back working. about 2 months later yesterday, i noticed that side had went out again, i left it and later that night i noticed that the other side was barely on as well. the next day niether sides turned on and my interior lights would not open as well with remote activation or if i opened the doors, only by manually pressing the light buttons would they come on. I checked the connections and everything is in tact, i did notice though that the fuse for the rings was burnt out, so i changed it thinkin it would solve the problem. NO luck... what could be wrong? Should i check any fuses in my car fuse box? thnks guys, im freakin out
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Old 01-05-2007, 06:41 PM   #2
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Sounds like you might have a bad relay.
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Sounds like you might have a bad relay.
im not familiar with the technical stuff. care to explain it to me i would really appreciate it.
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The relay is the black box that mounted in the empty compartment of your engine bay. Sometimes those go bad and cause the system to malfunction.
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im not familiar with the technical stuff. care to explain it to me i would really appreciate it.
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ok understood thanks for the visual, now how do i go about fixing it or getting another one? thanks so much guys
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Contact your seller (Umnitza). He might give you a replacement, free of charge (still under warranty, I hope). If not, Radioshack have them.
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Contact your seller (Umnitza). He might give you a replacement, free of charge (still under warranty, I hope). If not, Radioshack have them.
I purchased it from jlevi's site is there any way i can get a replacement? thanks again
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Old 01-06-2007, 04:19 AM   #9
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I'm having the exact same problem. Burnt out fuse and all. I also bought my angel eyes from Jlevi.
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Old 01-06-2007, 10:17 AM   #10
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i Just spoke with Umnitza and they told me i have to work with my retailer. can jlevi help me out with this situation? Thanks a million
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I don't know if he can help, but I just found some 5 prong relays on ebay for $.99. I just ordered 2 just in case. Now I gotta get a fuse to replace the two that I've blown already.
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Old 01-06-2007, 10:27 AM   #12
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I don't know if he can help, but I just found some 5 prong relays on ebay for $.99. I just ordered 2 just in case. Now I gotta get a fuse to replace the two that I've blown already.
cool, can u post the link to the relays, and just correct me if im wrong but theres only one fuse for the angel eyes right?
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Yep, ther's only one fuse, but besides the first one that blew, I replaced it and blew another. I also had a 4 prong relay lying around, and now i atleast have my interior dimming function back but no angel eyes yet. I'll try to find the link again for ya.

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Yep, ther's only one fuse, but besides the first one that blew, I replaced it and blew another. I also had a 4 prong relay lying around, and now i atleast have my interior dimming function back but no angel eyes yet. I'll try to find the link again for ya.

thanks tiggaatl, uve been the most help out of everyone, ive been trying to figure this out for a week now.
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Hey, That's what E46fanatics do. We stick together. Good luck with the repair.
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Old 01-06-2007, 06:32 PM   #16
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damn it, i just replaced the relay with one i bought from autozone and still nothingg. I checked the fuses for the interior lighting and they seem fine. i also disconnected the wires from the resistors to see if that might work but my interior lights still wont go on via remote or open door. It works only a few times. could it be my resistors? one smells like its burnt.
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I just replaced my relay ( thanks Jonathan) and still nothing. I checked all my wiering which should be fine as the rings were fine up until now. 2 years and no problems until now. I evne went as far as to switch out my balast to see if that was the problem, but still nothing. What could be the problem?
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Old 01-20-2007, 08:27 AM   #18
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i just changed my relay and ballast and having problems as well again. my inner rings are dim and i cant find anything wrong with the wiring. they also turn off when i start my car and checked my ECU tap as well.
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If you have changed out your relay, then it has to be your ECU tap. Open the plastic flap and clamp down as hard as you can on the metal portion.
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Old 01-20-2007, 12:38 PM   #20
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where did you tap the ground? check the ecu tap like nick said.
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