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Head lights go up but not down by MulletproofMonk
Started on: 07-11-2013 10:00 AM
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Last post by: theogre on 07-11-2013 12:48 PM
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Report this Post07-11-2013 10:00 AM Click Here to See the Profile for MulletproofMonkClick Here to visit MulletproofMonk's HomePageSend a Private Message to MulletproofMonkEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
So I turn the running lights and they are fine.
I turn on the head lights and they come up strong.
Turn the head lights off and they go out but stay up.
Anyone else have this problem?

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Report this Post07-11-2013 11:39 AM Click Here to See the Profile for no2pencilClick Here to Email no2pencilSend a Private Message to no2pencilEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Gears or relays? What gen headlamps? I had to rebuild my gen 1 headlight motors as they would go down but continue spinning.
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What year, did this just start happening?

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Originally posted by no2pencil:
Gears or relays? What gen headlamps? I had to rebuild my gen 1 headlight motors as they would go down but continue spinning.


They don't spin, the lights go off and they just stay up.

 
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What year, did this just start happening?


July 2013. LOL.

Car is a 85 GT V6 4 speed. Gen 1 head lights.

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If pre 87 then I guess it's the HL switch. I guess it's not the relays because both failing at the same time would be unlikely. You can take it apart and see if the contacts are dirty or maybe don't even make contact.

If while off you turn the knob manually a few times will they start going down themselves?

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Report this Post07-11-2013 12:48 PM Click Here to See the Profile for theogreClick Here to visit theogre's HomePageSend a Private Message to theogreEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
HL switch is bad
tail fuse blown
relay(s) bad.

Jump white wire on iso relay to 12v as a test.

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