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      05-26-2012, 01:03 PM   #1
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Help needed with Angel Eye intermmittently working

I just bought the car and the driver side angel eye worked when it wanted to. I pulled the bulb today and tried to fiddle with the ballast connection and see it I could get anything. Not when I turn on the parking lights, it comes on very briefly (like 1/2 second) then turns off. The passenger side is fine, no problems at all.

Any one experienced similar problems with this angel eyes? I don't see a manufacturer on the ballast either, so I'm at a loss there.

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      05-26-2012, 02:10 PM   #2
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I just bought the car and the driver side angel eye worked when it wanted to. I pulled the bulb today and tried to fiddle with the ballast connection and see it I could get anything. Not when I turn on the parking lights, it comes on very briefly (like 1/2 second) then turns off. The passenger side is fine, no problems at all.

Any one experienced similar problems with this angel eyes? I don't see a manufacturer on the ballast either, so I'm at a loss there.

Thanks.
Some people have experienced a problem where the connecting pins inside the OEM plug have receded into the plug.

Using a pair of needle nose pliers, they pulled the metal connecting pin back up to the surface and everything worked fine after.

Give that a shot!
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      05-27-2012, 01:06 PM   #3
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If there is indeed a ballast for the angel eyes then it's an aftermarket setup. The known vendors are Alpine and previously Camaross. It would also be of unknown origin. May just need a new ballast or bulb.
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