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Username Post: 1980 camaro headlight problem        (Topic#353299)
panthersl56 
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Reg: 04-05-14
10-04-18 05:48 PM - Post#2747883    

Driver side headlight low beam doesn’t work, only works when put in on high beam, I checked the connections to the bulb and the headlight wire works when I use a test light but the low beam doesn’t work, so I’m assuming it’s not my bulb. I looked at the wires behind it and doesn’t look cut or pinched. The headlight just randomly went off.



 




Shepherd 
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Loc: Lake George, NY
Reg: 11-11-15
10-05-18 04:20 AM - Post#2747895    
    In response to panthersl56

So you have power and ground on the low beam connection?



 
panthersl56 
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Posts: 23

Reg: 04-05-14
10-09-18 06:39 PM - Post#2748288    
    In response to Shepherd

No power coming from the low beam wire but power to high beam and have ground



 
raycow 
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raycow
Loc: San Francisco, CA
Reg: 11-26-02
10-10-18 10:31 AM - Post#2748340    
    In response to panthersl56

The first place to check would be the dimmer switch. Note that I said check, not replace. If the switch checks out good, look for a break in the low beam wire between the switch and the headlamp.

Ray

Those who choose an automatic transmission want transportation. Those who choose a manual transmission want to drive.


 




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