Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by ROBBIE » Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:23 pm

Glad you got the lights sorted. Agree with Jordi on the indicators just try all, or as you’ve done try a relay
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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by DaveB » Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:43 am

Hi Robbie,
I'll let you know if the relay does the trick. Just one question, do I need to replace the Dim Dip unit or can I just carry on without it.
Thanks again for your help, Cheers Dave

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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by ROBBIE » Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:34 pm

Cary on without, I never had one :lol:
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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by DaveB » Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:48 pm

Great, Thanks Robbie, Cheers, Dave

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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by Anton » Wed Jun 09, 2021 10:40 pm

Jordi wrote:
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:00 pm
Dim dip kinda looks like a small heat sink. No idea what its purpose is but sounds like you found.

Glad your sorted bud.
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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by DaveB » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:47 am

Thanks for the link Anton, it 'kind of' makes more sense now!!
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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by Anton » Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:57 am

Yeah, basically someone out there wanted to make some law a bit more complicated for no reason other than to justify their existence, from what I can tell. I really can't see why dip beams and/or sidelights wouldn't be sufficient to make your car visible while driving around town at twilight.

Seems the EU agreed, because a year later they squished the new law, which is why disabling that box is perfectly legal.
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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by DaveB » Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:46 pm

Anton, Thanks, it'll stay in the bin then!!! Cheers Dave

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Re: Headlight/Indicator PROBLEM

Post by DaveB » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:50 pm

Hi Guys,
The new relay fixed the problem with the indicators and binning the Dim Dip unit sorted the lights (I would never have found that!!). Thanks for all your help and advice, it's much appreciated.
Cheers and best wishes, Dave

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