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Old 01-29-2005, 12:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So I got my P36's, put the wires together with the pnp it came with. Installed them right I think but there seems to be a problem. When I turn the parking lights on the corner lights go on as well as the angel eyes. If I flick the high beams on then both headlights (low and high) on each side come on. When I turn the low beams on the angel eyes turn themselves off and I cant turn on the high beams at all. What did I do wrong??? Any help would be so much appreciated. Thanks guys
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Old 01-29-2005, 12:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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try re-wireing the angel eyes to only the parking lights...or wire them to the fog lights...(thats what i did)..
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The angel eye wire goes from the headlights straight to the parking lights and then is spliced into the grey wire going to the parking light.
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Old 01-29-2005, 12:36 AM   #4 (permalink)
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goes from the headlight.. or from the wires of the halo??
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The gray wire goes from the back of the headlights straight to the corner light. I dont know what is going on inside the headlight housing. I am not that good with wiring.
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that gray wire that your wireing them up to is the daytime running lights.. thats why they are going off!
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i am confused. I didn't think I had daytime running lights. I have a 98 318i. The new headlights I thought only had angel eyes, low beams, and high beams....I am confused here so sorry if I sound stupid. If the gray wire is for the daytime running lights which wire is for the angel eyes??? There are only 4 wires coming out of the back, (ground, high, low, and city/angel?????). How would I go about hooking them up correctly???? IF you have any more questions that you need to ask me in order to determine what is wrong I would be more than happy to answer. Thanks
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where did you buy the plug and play adapter from?

your best bet is to open your headlights and splice a new wire from only your angel eyes to either the fogs or the parking lights...

here.. this is about the PnP adapter
http://www.umnitza.com/product_info.php?cP...&products_id=34
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yeah I got the pnp and headlights from umnitza and followed the instructions on the pnp website. The P36 pins werent in the same locations but I think i got every wire attached right. It didn't say anything about additional splicing. Do I need to splice something?? The only splicing I did was from the gray wire coming from the pnp to the gray wire with the stripe going down it heading toward the corner lights. Thanks again for ur help
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Is there anything else I could do before I take it in to get looked at???
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OK so everything is working ok except the angels eyes on one side dont seem to be getting any power to them. Could this be a problem with the balast in the headlights????? If so how do I solve this problem cause it looks really nasty driving with angel eyes on one side
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it could just be that the eye, burnt out...
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