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Old 01-28-2014, 05:28 PM   #1
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'06 gfx Foglight troubles

Hi there, i was hoping someone had some advice as too what my problem could possibly be;

i recently bought my focus and decided to switch out the standard foglight bulbs for yellow Hella H1's and everything went smoothly until i tested them and the driver side light decided not too turn on, ive been trying to figure out whats going on for over an hour now and i havent got a clue what the issue is. the bulb, connector and wiring are all fine, i tested them before hand and they are working as of the moment i am writing this, but once I place them in the housing, nothing.... passenger side took all of three minutes to replace and works perfectly. so im at a loss, has anyone had this issue??

also i did look through all the walk through's and searched the forums before posting so if ive missed this topic previously i apologize.


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Old 01-29-2014, 01:55 PM   #2
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Best guess I've got is that something's getting "tweaked" when you put them in the housing, poor contact at connector is my guess. Wiring's a possibility too, but try wiggling at the connector the same way they are when installed first.

Look close for corroded/broken contacts in the connector, if it's not too bad just plugging the bulb in a few times will clean a bit.

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Old 01-29-2014, 04:16 PM   #3
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does it do the same thing when you reinstall the old bulb?
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apparently it was just a poor seal around the housing causing it to get knocked out, i knew it was going to be something dumb, luckily my mechanic doesnt charge me anything to put the car on the lift so it was relatively easy to fix.
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