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Old 02-26-2012, 05:04 PM   #1
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No Low Beams

In December, I did the Rally/Hella/Phillips Extreme upgrade in my 2012 Jeep. Yesterday, I noticed that I only had one headlight working. I went out today to look at it and when I turned on the lights the headlight that was working came on and than went off. Now I have no low beams, however, my high beams and running lights work fine.

It appears there are no fuses for this, so I am wondering if I need to get new bulbs, or is it something else.

I have to use my car for work, and night driving is essential.

Thanks in advance.

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Old 02-26-2012, 07:27 PM   #2
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In December, I did the Rally/Hella/Phillips Extreme upgrade in my 2012 Jeep. Yesterday, I noticed that I only had one headlight working. I went out today to look at it and when I turned on the lights the headlight that was working came on and than went off. Now I have no low beams, however, my high beams and running lights work fine.

It appears there are no fuses for this, so I am wondering if I need to get new bulbs, or is it something else.

I have to use my car for work, and night driving is essential.

Thanks in advance.

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You can pull the plug and check with a meter. Could be a bad low beam relay.

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In December, I did the Rally/Hella/Phillips Extreme upgrade in my 2012 Jeep. Yesterday, I noticed that I only had one headlight working. I went out today to look at it and when I turned on the lights the headlight that was working came on and than went off. Now I have no low beams, however, my high beams and running lights work fine.

It appears there are no fuses for this, so I am wondering if I need to get new bulbs, or is it something else.

I have to use my car for work, and night driving is essential.

Thanks in advance.

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Have you tried replacing a bulb? I have read they do not last long (3-6 months) and if you use them for work coudld just be burned out. Or a meter would tell you if there is a relay or other issue
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TIPM....take it to the dealer if you are still under warranty
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Ed,

Did you try one new bulb? Did that fix it? Do you have a meter?
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:10 AM   #6
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It's the bulbs, mine always pop about the same time....I get 3-4 months from mine.

Pop the grill and look at the bulbs, you'll see the black/purple discoloration.....
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It's very likely the bulbs.
But, if bulbs don't fix it, meter it. --- Start by metering the OE plugs. If there's juice there, meter the relayed plugs. If no juice at the harnessed plugs, you've fried a relay.
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I had the same issue a month or so ago. Bulbs are burnt out. Get some new bulbs. The gentleman at rallylights let me know that the tolerance on the wranglers alternate is very wide, and so is prone to pushing out too high of a voltage for the light bulbs. He said the best thing to do is to make sure you never start the jeep or turn off the jeep with the lights on.
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All,
Thank for the help....

Yep, both low beams in the bulbs were burnt. Installed 10/3/11- Dead yesterday.

Ran to Autozone and overpaid for sylvania replacements..installed in 10mins.....ordered back-up Phillips on line.

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Thank for the help....

Yep, both low beams in the bulbs were burnt. Installed 10/3/11- Dead yesterday.

Ran to Autozone and overpaid for sylvania replacements..installed in 10mins.....ordered back-up Phillips on line.

Thanks again!
Cool at least it was an easy fix

...note to self order that set of backup bulbs on amazon for $31
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Yeah. Sylvanias were 49.
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Cool at least it was an easy fix

...note to self order that set of backup bulbs on amazon for $31
I ordered two sets on initial install and will order two more sets when the first replacement goes in
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Yeah. Sylvanias were 49.


Cripes.
You should've just gone to NAPA and grabbed a set of Hellas for $5.49 each.

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