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Headlight problems need help ASAP by rynelson85
Started on: 02-19-2004 01:13 AM
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Report this Post02-19-2004 01:13 AM Click Here to See the Profile for rynelson85Click Here to Email rynelson85Send a Private Message to rynelson85Direct Link to This Post
First off I have the Tom's headlight kit. Now heres what happens:

Drivers side works normal; but nothing at all from the right side.

Now when I have a wire running from a splice in the DS lowbeam wire over to the PS low beam this is what will happen:
Regular headlights on: DS low beam on full power; all other lights on very dim
High Beams on: DS both lights on full power, PS no lights at all


BUT: sometimes the kit works fine as long as you have that wire spliced over. otherwise... no right side lights. I have replaced the headlight control module and still the exact same thing.
-Ryan

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Report this Post02-19-2004 10:05 AM Click Here to See the Profile for DanFieroClick Here to Email DanFieroSend a Private Message to DanFieroDirect Link to This Post
Hey Ryan This is the only thing I can think of that might help!!

Actaully, it's a free bump, for ya since my knowledge is severly lacking!!

Good luck,

Dan

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Report this Post02-19-2004 10:11 AM Click Here to See the Profile for GT86Click Here to Email GT86Send a Private Message to GT86Direct Link to This Post
Not having used Tom's kit, I don't know the specifics, but is this a recent problem? I mean, did the headlights work correctly at one point? Or have they not worked right since the install?

Have you checked all the grounds?

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Report this Post02-19-2004 12:08 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rare87GTClick Here to Email Rare87GTSend a Private Message to Rare87GTDirect Link to This Post
Im telling ya, check your wiring!

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Report this Post02-19-2004 12:22 PM Click Here to See the Profile for MinnGreenGTClick Here to visit MinnGreenGT's HomePageClick Here to Email MinnGreenGTSend a Private Message to MinnGreenGTDirect Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by Rare87GT:

Im telling ya, check your wiring!

I'm thinking the same thing... it sounds like you're routing power back through the system somehow. When you're testing the passenger side with a "splice" from the driver's side - do you disconnect the exisiting wires from the the fixtures? If not, you may have something routed incorrectly... and could fry another control module!

What colored wires do you have hooked up to which fixtures? I'll try to check mine when I get home for reference...

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Report this Post02-21-2004 12:50 AM Click Here to See the Profile for rynelson85Click Here to Email rynelson85Send a Private Message to rynelson85Direct Link to This Post
what wires are you referring to exactly minngreen? the wire pointes where it connects to stock wiring? Yes, I am disconnecting the other hookups btw.
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Report this Post02-22-2004 10:24 PM Click Here to See the Profile for rynelson85Click Here to Email rynelson85Send a Private Message to rynelson85Direct Link to This Post
well; last night on the way home i had the headlights on; and hit a bump and now the brights work but the low beams dont?? would a bad ground in the engine bay maybe cause this? my car has a lopey idle that i cant figure out.... maybe they are related.
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