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Old 08-24-2011, 01:09 PM
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Hello !

Recently I had a moisture in my right Led eyebrow and it worked just fine, but I had a stupid idea to get the moisture out by taking the headlight out and puting it in a warm place (near the radiator) I waited for about 4 days and nothing changed so I decided to put my headlight back. Now my headlights right eyebrow is not working proper, only 2 leadlights is now working on that right eyebrow and is not as bright as before. Left side is working just fine but the right side eyebrow is having problems.

So I would like to ask for a suggestions! What should I do? Is there any fuse I need to change? Is there any wire or any other method to fix this?

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Old 08-25-2011, 10:43 AM
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You already made a thread about this, right? And you still have an E60?

https://5series.net/forums/topic/115...1#entry1370393

Did you try an external power supply trick? If you did and it didn't help, I think the only way is to cut the LED section open and change the leds. There are some threads about that on the forums.

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Originally Posted by Anzafin View Post
You already made a thread about this, right? And you still have an E60?

https://5series.net/forums/topic/115...1#entry1370393

Did you try an external power supply trick? If you did and it didn't help, I think the only way is to cut the LED section open and change the leds. There are some threads about that on the forums.

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Hi,

Thanks for that suggestion,but were can I get that external power supply and I'm not sure where to connect it, is it on that plug of that eyebrow or the actual eyebrow?
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You should connect it straight to the eyebrow.
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You should connect it straight to the eyebrow.
Voi itku tota kaveria! Translation: Nice help my friend.
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Will it charge with only 12V, I just can't find power supply with 17V !? Maybe you could suggest witch power supply to use?

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An exteranl power supply will not charge anything, but with a adjustable power supply you can give more volts for the eyebrow to make it light up.

With a 17V they surely will be lightened up, but I'm not sure would it be good idea to give them 17V for a long time.
I have a self made adjustable power supply.

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Originally Posted by Anzafin View Post
An exteranl power supply will not charge anything, but with a adjustable power supply you can give more volts for the eyebrow to make it light up.

With a 17V they surely will be lightened up, but I'm not sure would it be good idea to give them 17V for a long time.
I have a self made adjustable power supply.

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ow Ok! It makes sense now. I don't think I will have the skills to make my own adjustable power supply, I think I will have to buy one. Do I have to use some special wires because when you try to connect it to the eyebrow they are to deep in so its hard to get to them them.

Thanks for the suggestion mate. Im sure it will help
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To connect the power supply into the eyebrow, I cut the eyebrow power wire and put a simple computer power connector between the cut ends. Then I put the same kind of plug into my adjustable power supply too. Now I can change between the original power wire (from car) to my power supply, if needed. Like this:

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I love this drawing.
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