Headlight Quit Working


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bigron57
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Headlight Quit Working

Postby bigron57 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 2:15 pm



Just noticed the other day my headlight stopped working , everything else works, do you think it's just a fuse and where is it at ?



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Re: Headlight Quit Working

Postby joeincalif » Sat Jul 25, 2015 5:04 pm

Could be a fuse or a relay. Or maybe you had 1 bulb out and didn't notice it and now the other 1 went out. The fuse box is under the side cover.
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Re: Headlight Quit Working

Postby thomba » Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:24 pm

Check your starter button. When you push it in to engage the starter it breaks the circuit to the headlight. If the button doesn't fully return then no headlight & time to clean the start switch - see How to article.
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Re: Headlight Quit Working

Postby Uncle Fester » Sun Jul 26, 2015 12:05 pm

I will be no help with this, sorry, BUTmaybe I can help you help others help you. . . . Are just the low beams out or low and high beams ? This will help other determin if it is bad bulbs, bad low beam circuit, orbad head light circuit in general.
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Re: Headlight Quit Working

Postby robb » Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:35 pm

In most case if it is both high or both low going out it is a relay. There are 2 relays, one for high and one for low beams.




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