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Old 05-14-2009, 07:43 PM   #1
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:::HELP::: headlights wont work

I have a 2000 zx3

I turn the headlights on, they don't work. Tails do, all my turns, reverse light, blinkers, all that works. Fuse is good too... I'm very confused and I NEED to drive at night... any help would be greatly appreciated!!! Thanks...


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Old 05-14-2009, 08:59 PM   #2
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Are you running stock bulbs or an HID kit? When I put in an HID conversion I had to have my connected a certain way for them to work. Also, are you running fog lights of any kind?
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Naw, I'm still running stock 9003 bulbs and have no fogs... I just re-checked my bulbs again and found that on the connection side with the 3 prongs there were burn marks on both, in the same spots... Could this mean they just burnt out? I'm thinkin so but idk... burnt usually means bad.
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power surge could've burned out your bulbs, this happened on my dad's subaru
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:12 PM   #5
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burns are bad. replace the bulbs.
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burns are bad. replace the bulbs.
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Old 05-15-2009, 01:19 AM   #7
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You may also want to check along the wiring route to make sure there isn't an exposed wire some where grounding out on any part of the metal body.
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You may also want to check along the wiring route to make sure there isn't an exposed wire some where grounding out on any part of the metal body.
Yea, did that... I'm pretty sure its the bulb now. The should have her check today so I'll snatch some cash and go buy me some bulbs. Only explanation at this point. If I get some and they still don't work...

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Old 05-16-2009, 01:42 PM   #9
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relaydon't forget it has relays too! they go bad sometimes, switch it with one you know works like if it runs fine then switch the headlight relay with the fuel pump relay then turn on the headlights to see if they work if so then you have a winner
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