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Old 01-04-2009, 01:40 PM   #1
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Interesting problem?

In a nutshell ... when I turn on my brights, my lights go out all together. Now, that sounds like a fuse issue to me ... so i check my fuses. I don't have any blown fuses ... now, i have no idea what the heck it could be ... ideas?
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Re: Interesting problem?

is the bulb getting power? that would be my first thing, then to check at at the fuse to see if its going through the fuse
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Re: Interesting problem?

well, one bulb is out. i'm replacing that a.s.a.p. How do you check to see if it is getting power to the fuse?
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with the bright lights on. put a test light on both test ports of the fuse if only one lights up then it is blown. some people will say to just pull the fuse and look at it to see if it is blown, but I have had fuses that look like their good only to find they are blown
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Re: Interesting problem?

by "test light" you mean what? i'm sorry, new to this.
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A test light is an elec. tool. It looks like a screwdriver with a pointy end. the back of the handle has a wire with an alligator clamp on the end you clamp the wire to a ground on the car and touch to end of the blade to the wire or whatever you are testing. If it has voltage the light bulb inside the handle will light up. can be had at any parts store for around $10-15
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If the weather wasn't so nasty I'd come help ya out. I have a multimeter and a test light here at the house...
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Re: Interesting problem?

lowflyn, excuses excuses .... i replaced a bulb and the brights on that particular bulb turn on. so i'm guessing it's a bulb issue. great, now i can hav 2 crappy bulbs.
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Lol...just went and pulled the bulb on the cobra so I could see what it was. It's a sylvania apparently. Dunno which model but it seems to be holding up.
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Re: Interesting problem?

ill probably diss out the money to upgrade to a high dollar set. I want the halo headlights too. ah, we'll see what happens.
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ill probably diss out the money to upgrade to a high dollar set. I want the halo headlights too. ah, we'll see what happens.
I think those are called Angel Eye head lights. A friend of mine had a lot of trouble with them. He went through 3 or 4 pairs until he just said screw it and put the stockers in. They look cool though.
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yeah, that's them.
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Re: Interesting problem?

I was going to suggest a bulb?
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such a profound statement. :thumbs2:
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