Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 23:54:58 -0800
From: "chrisnew" <chrisnewnopsamorld.com>
Subject: Re: dodgy headlights 9000


A & M <andymegnopsameycheese.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message news:9u935h$1ja$1nopsam8.svr.pol.co.uk... > my 94 9000 cse headlights have a mind of there own > one headlight fails to come on and the dashboard light bulb broken warning > come on > then the other headlight comes on for a whils then goes off > this does not happen at any particular time, ie. not on bumps in the road or > when using other switches > fiddling the headlight switch around does not make any difference > what do you think > > is the a sign of a dodgy relay or switch > > > cheers andy > > > This is probably caused by a poor earth/ground between the metal part of the bulb and the bulb holder. Look to see if the flag insulators to the bulb have melted at all. Things get so hot that the springs holding the bulbs in place lose their tempering, so the bulb gets loose, poor earth, intermittent lighting.....Yoy may notice that you seem to keep losing headlamp alignment too Chris

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