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PostSubject: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:56 pm

PARKING LIGHTS WORK
TURNING SIGNALS WORK
HIGHBEAMS WORK


HEADLIGHTS DONT? I BOUGHT A HEADLIGHT SWITCH THINKING THAT WAS THE PROBLEM BUT WASNT Crying or Very sad



WHAT COULD IT BE?
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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:53 pm

BoSStonsSS wrote:
PARKING LIGHTS WORK
TURNING SIGNALS WORK
HIGHBEAMS WORK


HEADLIGHTS DONT? I BOUGHT A HEADLIGHT SWITCH THINKING THAT WAS THE PROBLEM BUT WASNT Crying or Very sad



WHAT COULD IT BE?
Behind the passenger side footwell trim. The piece that goes from under the dash, and becomes the door sill. There is a white box whith a wire harness. This is the control box for twilite centinal. It may have failed and needs replacement. But there is a maxi fuse for just the head lights I think in the fuse panel. Try there first.
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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:58 pm

I had both bulbs fail at the same time on my old 9C1. I couldn't believe it! Did you check them? I know it seems unlikely...

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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:09 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
I had both bulbs fail at the same time on my old 9C1. I couldn't believe it! Did you check them? I know it seems unlikely...

would the high beams still work if the bulbs failed?
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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:12 pm

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toomanytoyz wrote:
I had both bulbs fail at the same time on my old 9C1. I couldn't believe it! Did you check them? I know it seems unlikely...

would the high beams still work if the bulbs failed?
Pull the bulbs out and inspect the elements. Very Happy And yes if the lower elements are the only thing that failed. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:25 pm

BoSStonsSS wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
I had both bulbs fail at the same time on my old 9C1. I couldn't believe it! Did you check them? I know it seems unlikely...

would the high beams still work if the bulbs failed?

Mine did.

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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:28 pm

i'll check tomarrow morning its freezing out there(and finish watching the celts and lakers)...... thanx guyz will definitely check alll those things Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Fri Feb 06, 2009 7:14 pm

Its the black wire connected to the blue socket thingy( its burnt).. what should i do?
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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:54 pm

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Its the black wire connected to the blue socket thingy( its burnt).. what should i do?

Splice in a new wire. Or you can replace the whole socket. They sell them at Autozone and PepBoys...

Upgrade the wiring. APC makes a nice, cheap harness. There's plenny on eBay, too... Smile

(And it'll help your light output, too! Very Happy)

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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:03 pm

thanx man appreciate it Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: HEADLIGHTS NOT WORKING   Sat Feb 07, 2009 8:51 am

BoSStonsSS wrote:
thanx man appreciate it Very Happy

NP. Smile

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