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Old 05-22-2011, 01:35 AM   #1
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Headlight problem

Hey all! I have a little issue with my baby (White Lighting we call her). She is a 2002 Rebuilt (she was wrecked a about 5 years ago) plain model. The front pass side took the force of the damage. When we got the car (for free after being rebuilt from a family member) the pass side head light was not installed, the whole housing. It was inside the car. To make a long story short, this was 4 years ago we received it. No problem, runs like a dream. It's even driven us cross country. Tonight, we where driving it, hit a bump and lost our headlights. Just dark. Hi Beams work but not low beam. When we got home I decided to fiddle around a bit and see if a wire or something came lose, or even if the bulbs burnt out. Replaced the bulbs, same thing, no low beams. Checked the fuses, all good. Relays click when the light switch is turned. So, now I am thinking it must be some sort of wire. Upon closer inspection, I see that there is a green wire running from a "bundle" of wires going into the passenger side head light house, running across the radiator (not on top, on the backside by the fans) and into the housing of the driver side head light. As I am looking at it, (ok touching it) it pops out of the back of the headlight housing where the bulb goes. I am thinking this might be my problem, but have to idea where it is suppose to hook to. It wasn't solder, taped or anything, just "stuck" in to something. Since this is not a factory set up, I would not know what they where trying to do. Any ideas why a jump wire would be needed between the two headlights? When you turn the switch on, does it send a single to on head light first than the other, or both at the same time? It sucks as I work graveyards and need my car for work, can't drive at night cause I need the high beams on (which still work). Any suggestions will be great. I have torn into the bundle yet to see where the green wire goes to, but planning on doing that tomorrow.

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Old 05-22-2011, 01:57 AM   #2
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Can you get pics of the spot where the wire was. I can look under there in the morning
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Old 05-22-2011, 05:07 AM   #3
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yeah, I am at work, but will take a picture when I get home of the wire bundle and where it came out of
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