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Old 02-08-2008, 09:34 PM   #1
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angel eye turns off when car turns on.

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very weird.
when my car is unlocked. the eyes turn on.
but when u swtich the key position in 2 and position 3.
it turns off....
its only happened recently... i had the p46s installed at least a year before

anyone know what is the problem?

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Old 03-06-2008, 01:21 PM   #2
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Same Here!!

I don't know why now. They've worked fine thus far and now they go off when the key is in those positions. I checked the wiring and everything looks fine. Blown fuse? ECU wiring??
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^


very weird.
when my car is unlocked. the eyes turn on.
but when u swtich the key position in 2 and position 3.
it turns off....
its only happened recently... i had the p46s installed at least a year before

anyone know what is the problem?

thanks
It's the fuse, or wiring around the fuse. I had the same problem for a while.

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Old 03-06-2008, 02:05 PM   #4
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Did u simply replace the fuse? I thought this was the prob. but wasn't sure. Thanks Dru!
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Check the fuse first, if it is in tact, check the red wiring into the fuse holder.
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it's either your fuse, or the ecu tap not getting a good connection
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it's either your fuse, or the ecu tap not getting a good connection
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Did u simply replace the fuse? I thought this was the prob. but wasn't sure. Thanks Dru!
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When I had this problem, my fuse wasn't blown. It was just the wiring leading up to the fuse. I could wiggle the wires, and the angel eyes would go in and out. I then taped down the wires so they wouldn't wiggle so much. I haven't had that problem since. Good luck!

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Great advice! Tryin' to remember what fuse it is...
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Great advice! Tryin' to remember what fuse it is...
I dunno if your angel eyes is wired differently. But my fuse was just hanging in that big open area in the back of the engine bay on the passenger side. That's where it makes a "Y" connection, where one wire goes to the ECU tap and the right headlight, one wire goes to the left headlight. They come together at the fuse and goes into my interior to tap into my interior lights. I think that's how it works...I'm not sure! Anyways, just check that fuse. If it's still intact, then wiggle those wires around where the fuse is. The angel eyes might be going on and off. Once you figure out what position the wires are in so that the angel eyes stay on, zip tie them together and tape them down.

I think I confused you more!

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This is why I belong to this forum!! Problem fixed. It was that area around the Y-split. I taped it down and voila! Thanks Nick and Dru!
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This is why I belong to this forum!! Problem fixed. It was that area around the Y-split. I taped it down and voila! Thanks Nick and Dru!
You're welcome!

I wonder if the OP fixed his angel eyes problem?

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Haha that's funny you say that...the whole time I've been thinking the same thing. Maybe I'll PM him...
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