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It was only a couple weeks ago when I experienced similar/identical symptoms. Bulbs were only a couple moths old, swapping out the Headlamp Relay and the Orange Relay with those from my Viggen did not solve the intermittent lamp failure issue.
Then I looked at the bulbs again.....
The plastic body holding the bulb push-on connections had failed previously. In an unknown act of carelessness, instead of pushing the bulb connector onto one of the bulb stabs, I had wedged the bulb stab between the connector and the remnants of the plastic body.
The fit was tight enough initially that it worked fine for a couple months. Until it didn't.
Careful insertion of the bulb stab into the connector solved the problem.
2008 9-5 Aero Sedan, sold at 227K miles
2006 9-3SC 2.0T - Wife's daily driver
2000 Viggen Convertible - Summer Fun Car
1964 Quantum IV Formula Car - Retirement project
2000 9-5lpt Sedan, sold at 318K miles
Posts in this Thread:
- Not the bulb - Not the orange relay - Any suggestions?, Mike Johnson, Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:52:11
- It was the tiny 15 amp fuse., Mike Johnson, Thu, 5 Dec 2019 16:52:07
- Similar problem - Operator Error cause, MI-Roger , Tue, 26 Nov 2019 16:01:59 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Not the bulb - Not the orange relay - Any suggestions?, Boris Bubbanov, Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:16:51
- Re: Not the bulb - Not the orange relay - Any suggestions?, SWEDECAR , Tue, 26 Nov 2019 08:29:13
- Re: Not the bulb - Not the orange relay - Any suggestions?, jarrald, Tue, 26 Nov 2019 06:42:49
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