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Old 07-01-2007, 04:56 AM   #1
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Question light error from hid and angel eyes

hiya all, i just had aftermarket hid's installed. when the switch is off i get the error for both lights when its on it goes away. how do i fix this thing. i also got thesame problem for the angel eyes i bought from umnitza followed all their advice and still gets the error when the remote and daytime running is connected. again how can i save the remote and daytime running option. can somebody help please. mine is 2001 330i sedan. pls. somebody give me an advice. btw what is "flashing" all about?
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Old 07-01-2007, 03:23 PM   #2
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i am having simular problems i have now ordered a special set of hids which are specially desinged for the e46 i am told that the ballast are not powerful enough & the kit will contain resisitors sounds like to me you should try resistors ( i just installed leds to my sidelights) both bulb failures came up on the dash when i fitted resistors to the wires all problems went away
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if you don't mind can you send me a picture of the resistor and how it was installed pls.
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Old 07-01-2007, 07:14 PM   #4
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You will need to either install a set of resistors or get your ECU reflashed to enabled xenons in order to get rid of the bulb out warning.
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hi, can i please get a pix of that resistor. they don't know what the hell i am talking about. also what is another term for "ecu reflash". tnx
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Old 07-02-2007, 02:10 AM   #6
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hi, the resistor you mentioned. does it have a specification or part number i need to know. if there's a pix it would really help me a lot. thanks
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Old 07-02-2007, 01:00 PM   #7
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Here is the resistor you need, you will need a pair or one per side:

http://jlevistreetwerks.com/store/%3...49fa1bc8029792

The ECU reflash is performed by your dealer and is just when they select the xenon retrofit path to enable xenons versus halogens.
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Old 07-02-2007, 02:38 PM   #8
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pull fuse 32.i have no more bulb out warnings. lol
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You can do that as well although it's rather hit or miss if that will solve the issue with a given car. It seems to work for 99-01 vehicles but not always.
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how long does an ECU reflash take? how much is the cost to ship the resistor from to dubai. i will try to pull fuse 32 and see what happens. i know i did that for the angel eyes but only went away when i disconnected the remotefunction and the daylight running. thanks
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pullrd fuse 32 and surprisingly it went away. now i have to test it while driving around. the car is covered and resting for 5 days as i am using my wifes car. thanks alot. i'm crossing my finger tha it'll stay away and not resort to anymore additional gadgets and rewiring. though i wished this was the same solution for the ange eyes.l will keep you posted
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another question, can i use th resistor to eliminate the error for the angels eyes? like i said error comes when i'm connected to the remote and daytime running?
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Old 07-03-2007, 12:42 PM   #13
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There should be no error related to your angel eyes provided they are wired correctly. Angel eyes run independent of the headlight so they will not interfere with bulb out warnings.
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can somebody show pls. the exact step for wire connections of p46 pls. lights are installed but cannot use the remote nor the daytime running if connected as per umnitza site then i get the error if not no error. thanks. don't mean to sound like a broken record here.
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Old 07-04-2007, 03:16 AM   #15
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search for "dde diy" it's the same for wiring the angels on the p46's
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thank a lot SI, and nick. i have pulled fuse 32 yesterday and tokk the car for a long drive to see if the error went away permanentley. it did. i'm crossing my finger it stays that way. now i will reconnect the remote wire and the dtr and see if the error will come again. let you know
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question: can you adjust the P46 side to side? tried to coz my right beam seem to be aimed towards the center and i tried to turn the screw on the side but did not see it move at all.
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yea, but i forgot where it's located
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I haven't read all the responses, but it sounds like you did the right thing.

All pre-01.5 cars lose the error message once fuse 32 is pulled.
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