Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 02:41:17 +0100 From: Pooh Bear <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Help me out: only high beam on 1 headlight?
Colin Stamp wrote: > On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 23:32:34 +0200, "BasMan" <nobodynospamere.com> > wrote: > > >Strange.... Someone flashed me that only one headlight was working. So the > >next morning I changed the bulb for a new one, but still no headlight. > >Strangely, when I turned on the high beam it was working! But on normal > >(dimmed) beam, there's no light. I checked the 3 pin connector with a volt > >meter and I had a readout of 11,4 volts (or something). > >So.... Does anyone have an idea what I can do next? I would be very grateful > >for any suggestions. > > > > I'm assuming your car doesn't have a light failure warning system with > the infamous, duff sensor, or it would have warned you rather than > someone else having to flash you. > > Most likely problem is a blown bulb. When the 'headlamp control unit' plays up it can also decide to pay silly buggers with the filament failed warning too. Been there. It's very annoying. When you get the unit apart it's obvious why ( if you know your electronics ). Graham