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Old February 12th, 2013, 09:12 PM
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reading everyone's electrical problems (more especially Barry's) had me greatful I had not been having problems...last weekend I had a marker light out on the rear drivers side and when I opened it up found a corroded socket that I have yet to replace. It's just hanging right now with no blub.

tonight returning home I went to flash my hi beams and nothing...the indicator lit up, but no hi beam. The regular beams stayed on. when I went to fully engage the hi beams, total darkness.

So I'm thinking its shorting out because of the marker?!? or bad signal/hi low switch?!?
up until this point everythings operated as expected and there have been no recent changes...any thoughts on the matter are appreciated as always...
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Old February 12th, 2013, 09:44 PM
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If the blue indicator is coming on then your switch is working OK. Also, if your low beams are working OK, then your ground point is OK as it's the same for low and high beams for both sides.

Check fuses 9 and 10, those are the high beam fuses.
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Old February 12th, 2013, 09:50 PM
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If the blue indicator is coming on then your switch is working OK. Also, if your low beams are working OK, then your ground point is OK as it's the same for low and high beams for both sides.

Check fuses 9 and 10, those are the high beam fuses.
I will do that. Not going to dig into it until morning. It wouldnt surprise me if I blew a fuse (although I cant think how that would have happened). Damn Gremlins!!
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Old February 12th, 2013, 09:56 PM
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I had a similar problem and it turned out to be the headlamp switch which are prone to burn one of the contacts.
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Old February 12th, 2013, 10:49 PM
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Couldn't wait, I checked the bonnet drivers side fuse box as well as the fuse block by the obII...and nothing. I have two new spare switches so I guys I'll check that tomorrow.
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Old February 15th, 2013, 09:29 AM
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Did you get the hi beams sorted out?
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Old February 15th, 2013, 09:49 AM
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not sorted yet, I've been kinda pre occupied with the JOB. it's low on the list of things at the moment. I have way too many things in the pipe line...as you all are familiar with, well except Jeff...lol! Say did you get the tile done, you havent shared any of your craftsmanship (bathroom porn) lately! lol
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Old February 15th, 2013, 10:56 AM
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I plan on installing a new or aux harness in the future as I want to install additional lighting. Currently I have to;
  • install the Garrison window trim
  • finish the sound proffing (for lack of a better term)
  • install the new head liner
  • install new seating
  • install new rear bumper
  • energize the new aux power plugs
  • find the leak in my on board air compresser system
  • fix hi beam issue
all need to be done by the end of March...and thats just D90...

that doesnt even touch the Disco or RRC, and oh yeah the Yob (job)...its better to be busy than not right! at least I'm not pulling axels or rebuilding a house because of a hurricane!! It's all Good!
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Old February 15th, 2013, 05:02 PM
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ah- I forgot about my speed sensor that just came from allmakes! half of the cost of RN...we shall see if it holds up!
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