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Passenger Headlight Issue

Discussion in 'Electrical Wiring / Questions' started by Keegzzz, May 17, 2018.

  1. Keegzzz

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    Recently I’ve had an issue with the passenger headlight which Holden can’t seem to figure out (no surprise there)
    So the passenger headlight goes down to a low beam, (Parker light) and the indicator when applied is also dimmed.
    In addition the little indicator on the passenger side of the car behind the front wheel comes on and stays.
    When turning the high beams on, the passenger headlight then turns off altogether. Also when I then turn off and lock the car when the lights are doing this ‘thing’ the car honks as though there is a door left open. (2 honks)

    So this issues comes and goes when going over bigger bumps, but not always. Also, when the headlights are fine, indicating left can cause this issues to start also.

    Any ideas? Thanks!
     

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    bad earth
    any bodywork done recently
     
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    Thanks for reply mate


    Yes actually. Probably 3 or so months ago, passenger fender due to getting backed into.. I wouldn’t have thought they’d have touched anything else.

    Any ideas where to look?
     
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    Make sure the harness plugs are fully connected.
     
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    People just dont realise the significance of leaving out tiny details like this when diagnosing any faults on a car. It's relevant. Even if you think it isn't it will be to an auto electrician, mechanic, air-con mechanic, etc.

    The more the person trying to fix the issue knows what happened prior to the fault the quicker,(cheaper) the fix is gonna be.
    And that goes for anything you've touched or tried to fix on the vehicle too.
    No harm in saying what's been done to try fix something to the next guy who has to try fix it.
     
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    Has it got any airbox mods like a Walkinshaw pod/K&N filter setup?

    May have a pinched or damaged wiring harness from the accident to the front fender, or panel shop who did the repairs hasn't plugged a connector back in properly as Imoengnr pointed out.
     
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