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Old June 5th, 2016, 11:45 AM
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LED Headlight Issue

OK - all you electric gurus....

My LHS LED light doesnt work on normal beam (I get 0.03 on meter) but it does on the high beam (I get ~12 on meter)...and both top and bottom LED lights come on when I flick to high beam. So, it isnt an issue with the light.

Could it be the headlight switch? I dont have a relay (that I know of) to the switch....and I dont have another switch to test it with.

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Old June 5th, 2016, 11:51 AM
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I had this same issue a few weeks back. It turned out to be dirty contacts in the switch. Contact cleaner and compressed air took care of my issue.
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Old June 5th, 2016, 11:52 AM
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Cheers Dave - it just happened - so I wasnt sure. Ill pull it and clean it.

OK - BUGGER....now what?

I pulled the switched, cleaned contacts, fired it - no go - so I jumped the brown and blue wires on the switch....RHS light fires up. Nothing on LHS?????????????? Anyone with a wining solution?
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headlights have independent L and R fuse for safety reasons. if you are not getting power at headlight check fuse, make sure headlight is not culprit.
all checks ok, check switch, switch ok suspect combination switch (hi, lo turn)
follow diagnosis flow chart, last but not least do not overlook your grounds.
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Old June 5th, 2016, 06:01 PM
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I'm just spitballing here but, if the low beam fuse for that side is okay, have you checked the polarization of the low beam wiring? This should be a pretty simple diagnosis with a meter.
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