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Old 02-14-2009, 10:26 PM   #1
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Just picked up a "free" 89 Bonneville LE from my inlaws. Overall, it'* in good condition for it'* age. However, while following my wife home tonight. She called on her cell phone and asked why my lights were on "Hi" beams. No hi beam indicator was on. I pulled the switch and the lights DID change to low beam.

So, my question is: should I target the Hi beam bulb in the cluster or do you think I should look at a wiring issue somewhere?
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Hello and Welcome to the club!

It'* probably just the bulb.

Do you have an idea how to get to it?

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No, I don't. I can see that the "wood-grain" plastic cover just snaps off. I'm assuming There are a few screws under that, but not sure from there.
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I would say that your probably right. I've never owned that year.
If I where you I would contact one of the members here that have the same year as you so you can compare notes.

Sorry I can't offer a better solution.

Have you ever taken anything apart in your car before? Just go easy with it, take your time. Learn from what you do and share with others.

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Thanks. I got it off and it was in fact the bulb. A short trip down to Advance Auto has fixed me up. Now on to the other stuff that needs to be fixed!
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Hey Great to hear! Good Job.

Was it hard to take apart?
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