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Old 03-30-2010, 01:55 PM   #1
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My drivers side low beam is out,replaced bulb no help,unable to pull relay #28 out of underhood fuse box not sure how it comes out but wont just pull out.The other side is working fine so that might rule out relay anyway.I guess next will be check for power when I borrow a meter.Anyone else ran into trouble with just one side being out?
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did the plug/socket for the light bulb look good, was there any corrosion?
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Everything looked good on the socket and the bulb.Must not be getting power or the new bulb could be bad ,I will swap with the other side as soon as car gets back.
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Check the fuse. It will be called something like HDLOBML
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Check the fuse. It will be called something like HDLOBML
X2.....the other thing to try is a hard reboot of your car electrical. I had the same thing happen to me. Disconnect the (-) battery terminal and wait 20 minutes or so and connect it back up. If it works, then get that #28 relay pulled and replaced. You got to really wiggle and wobble to get the rat bastard out!
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You got to really wiggle and wobble to get the rat bastard out!
Agreed and don't use tools. I about smashed a relay with channel locks. Once you get the first one out any you take out from there on out will be easier. First time is always the hardest.
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ok will try to reboot,I tried to pull the relay pretty hard with no movement,but if it the kind that just pulls out I will try harder,thanks guys
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I used a pair of pliars to take one of my relays out. They give you enough grip to pull and wiggle, but don't let you exert enough force to smash them.
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Did ohms on the new bulb,nothing,replaced it with new works fine,bad bulb from store however could not see where it was bad.
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i have had a lot of fog lights do that where they go but not visible that they are dead
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