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Old 07-24-2005, 22:24   #1 (permalink)
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Question Bright headlights go off randomally

My bright headlights will go off randomally. It even does this when the truck is off and not moving. They go off for 5-15 seconds and then come back on automatically. When the brights fail, the dims still work. Any idea what would cause this? Thanks.

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Old 07-25-2005, 00:44   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Bright headlights go off randomally

I think it is probably just your high beam switch. If it is an intermitten problem.
Unless this happens at an exact monent all the time, like if the light have been on for five minutes then they go off, and do they come back on after a certain amount of time. or if you fiddle around will they come on and off
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Re: Bright headlights go off randomally

did you fit higher watt bulbs if so probly your circuit breaker and the higher watt bulbs drawing more amps than it can handle just go get a higher amp one maybe 10 amp higher than what you have the rating is writen on them somewhere
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Re: Bright headlights go off randomally

I hadn't changed the bulbs lately and they used to work fine so I doubt that would be the problem. They just started doing this one day.

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Old 07-26-2005, 04:58   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Bright headlights go off randomally

must be in the switch then I guess.
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Old 08-19-2005, 15:16   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Bright headlights go off randomally

have a go at playing aroung with ur combo switch like wiggleing it . sounds pritty dodgy :)
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