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Old 08-03-2019, 03:17 PM   #1
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Dolphin 6376 LX headlight issue

It's old news that many RV headlights are sub-par but I'm having trouble tracking down what's-what and how it should be working. My chassis is a 2005, the RV was sold to me as a 2006 which I think is the year my model was made?

I'm going to try posting a link to a photo album that shows the front of my coach along with the under hood fuse panel and cover and a number coded picture where . . .

1 = high beams
2 = low beams
3 - ??? (can't get them to come on at all)
4 = signal lights
5 = parking lights
6 = fog lights?

There's also a pic that shows 2 sets of wires capped with red plugs that I don't know what are for?

The clear plastic is a little hazy, I've redone other headlights so I'm going to fix these. My real issue is #3 not working at all and no visible way to adjust the alignment on high or low beams AND overall pretty weak lighting. The low beams actually light up the road better!

If anyone can offer advice OR suggest a better quality replacement system I would appreciate it, thanks!

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FWIW, I think that #3 might be daytime running lights which are not hooked up?
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Old 08-03-2019, 08:41 PM   #3
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The #3 lamps are day time running lights (DRL) so would only be on, if they worked, when the others are off. (daytime)

These lights assemblies are basically from the 1999 to 02 Chevy Silverado/2000 to 06 Tahoe models.


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#3 will only come on with the engine running and the emergency brake released (and maybe in DRIVE) I can't remember that part


#6 Fog Lights are controlled by a switch on the left side of the dash


If the lenses are slightly hazed you can use a Mr Clean Magic Eraser to clean them up.
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Old 08-04-2019, 08:14 AM   #5
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The high beams project further down the road but not so much on the road. This is the same as my 05 and I agree they are barely adequate. I don't drive much at night so it's not a problem for me. The daytime running lights burn out quite often on these if there hooked up.
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Thanks for the help so far.

I'll have someone check out the daytime running lights but I'm guessing mine aren't wired. I think the wires with the red caps may be meant for them?

My fog lights do work off the switch mentioned. They aim pretty low and don't have much adjustment available.

I'm going to try the LED bulbs shown below, hope they work and help.

https://www.amazon.com/OXILAM-9006-L.../dp/B07MLV12CJ
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Please let us know how the LED bulbs work.
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I used the Oxilam brand bulbs from Amazon. Easy, plug right in . . . very happy with them. The pics don't do them justice!Click image for larger version

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Just FYI, in the pics above the driver side is the old standard (yellowish) bulb and the passenger side is the new bright white LED.

They shine much brighter with full left to right coverage and extend further down the road. Definite improvement!
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Thank you for the headlight update. I’ll try them also, even though I don’t do much night driving because I can’t see because of my dim headlights. ( nothing to do with my old eyes)
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