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Old 05-02-2010, 10:56 AM   #1
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electrical problems

Ok, so this started happening recently but, my turn signals flash rapidly like they are dead but the bulbs are fine...and one time i was pushing on the brakes and my headlights were going on and off, any ideas what the problem could be?

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Old 05-03-2010, 12:11 PM   #2
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Old 05-03-2010, 12:20 PM   #3
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Dead battery ???? charging system issue????? did you check both of these?
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the connectors on the back of my headlights do that sometimes, they'll just stop working. I need to wiggle the connector and push it back up tight onto the bulb and they're fine. Unplug and re-plug in all your connections at each light. You may find one or two to be corroded a bit. They can be replaced or cleaned, depends how bad they are. I use a small piece of sandpaper folded to slide in and out of each connection, then sand the leads and reseat everything.
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oh also, with the brakes shorting your headlights, you may have a bad seal and water is bridging the connections in the socket. Was it rainy??? or was it just washed??? After re-seating the connections give 'em a quick spray of silicon to help keep the moisture away.
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ya it just rained and I also washed it 2 days ago, im going to check all the grounds and connections to see whats up, i also will be sealing all the connections just to be careful.
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still no luck

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