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Old 01-15-2015, 01:24 PM   #1
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Head light low beams

cant get the low beams to work on my 1999 safari continential 425 panther
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Old 01-15-2015, 02:59 PM   #2
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Does that mean your high beams do work? The high and low beam lights are often on different fuses, I'd start by checking those. Also, some headlight systems use a relay to handle the high amp draw of headlights. Check and see if there's a relay in your system. If your low beam lights are separate from the high beam lights, also you could check to see if you have a good ground connection at the low beams. A multimeter and a jumper wire would be good tools to use when exploring.
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Old 01-15-2015, 05:02 PM   #3
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Does that mean your high beams do work? The high and low beam lights are often on different fuses, I'd start by checking those. Also, some headlight systems use a relay to handle the high amp draw of headlights. Check and see if there's a relay in your system. If your low beam lights are separate from the high beam lights, also you could check to see if you have a good ground connection at the low beams. A multimeter and a jumper wire would be good tools to use when exploring.
yes the high beams work

what happened we replaced the head light fxtures and after about a month the blue light on the dash went out that tells you the high beams are on and then a week later it started working again and the low beams quit working
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Sounds like a bad hedlight relay or broken control circuit to it.
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Sounds like a bad hedlight relay or broken control circuit to it.
are the relays seperate for for low and high beam
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we have power from the breaker and all the grounds are hooked up on the ground bar

cant find any relay

bulbs are good

what about the switch under the stering wheel
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When you change from low to high beam, do you hear a click from more than the switch? If so, that's your relay. If your switch to go from low to high is on the turn signal stalk, I'd bet there's a relay, the turn signal stalk isn't beefy enough to handle the amps of low/high beams.
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are the relays seperate for for low and high beam
Not sure without looking at panel legend or schematic.
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When you change from low to high beam, do you hear a click from more than the switch? If so, that's your relay. If your switch to go from low to high is on the turn signal stalk, I'd bet there's a relay, the turn signal stalk isn't beefy enough to handle the amps of low/high beams.

I know I hear a click from the stalk but not a second click I will listen next week when i get back to the building
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Not sure without looking at panel legend or schematic.
safari is out of business and who bought them does not support them under 2004

were could we find a schematic
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