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Old 01-09-2004, 09:42 PM   #1
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My high beams are not working on my 93 SE, was wondering if any insight was available. I tried searching and just found pics of car with thier headlights on. The lever makes no sound whatsoever when you pull it back, and it seems like a piece next to the lever snapped out of place and is hanging there. I know its not the best description, but I just noticed now, and its like 2 degrees out, just looking to see if anyone know where to start. Thanks!!
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I can't offer much advice.... except check the fuse. I don't have my Haynes service manual infront of me, but I can look it up if you need.

But if the level isn't clicking.... um... that'* bad.... I'd say you'd have to take it apart and see what'* what.

But I'm no gearhead by any means.... should probably wait for one to chip in here..... they'd know better then I.
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you will need to take the hush panel off from under the steering column. look to the left side and you will see a metal rod that goes from the lever to a box. that is your dimmer switch. Make sure the lever didnt jump off of the bottom, mine did that once and it was aweful!!! it is an easy fix though
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But if the level isn't clicking.... um... that'* bad.... I'd say you'd have to take it apart and see what'* what.
Thats what Im afraid of, not only is this car 2 days old for me, its COLD and I hate the cold, thats why I got the Bonnie in the first place, no more cold nights, DOH
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But if the level isn't clicking.... um... that'* bad.... I'd say you'd have to take it apart and see what'* what.
Thats what Im afraid of, not only is this car 2 days old for me, its COLD and I hate the cold, thats why I got the Bonnie in the first place, no more cold nights, DOH
Yea I hate working in the cold.... I can't wait for the day where I have my house... with a 3 car garage and my 3 Bonnies all inside.... with enough room to work on each... (that'* right 3 Bonnies... 2007 GXP)...... </me wakes up from dreaming and gets back on topic>

Do you know anyone w/ a garage that might let you use it for a bit?
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Could you live without high beams till it'* warmer? Most of this is inside the car, so just do it after you drive the car somewhere...
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I have to get the car inspected in the next week or so, and they check for high beams in NJ state inspection, other than that I dont really care too much bout em...
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