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Cratos

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Well I had the Grinch out at night for the first time ,and the darn head lights would just go out and then come back on a min later!! all wiring is new as is everything else switch was supposedly gone through when the dash was sent out and reconditioned. Also when I hit the brakes the light flicker once.

Any ideas? ( if it’s not one dam thing it’s another!!!
 

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I would upgrade to relays for the headlights all modern cars use relays , no point in putting all of the current through the headlight switch & the bulkhead twice . WHich light flickers when you hit the brakes ?
 

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I would upgrade to relays for the headlights all modern cars use relays , no point in putting all of the current through the headlight switch & the bulkhead twice . WHich light flickers when you hit the brakes ?
Very much agree!
 

i_taz

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....and pack your bulkhead connectors with die-electic grease like Chryco recommends....
Cured all my gremlins but still hook up the headlight relays...!
 
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If you get active action on unrelated circuits, that sounds like ground hunting.
 

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installed your harness to day No low beams but both hi & low on hi and checking that there is No power into the low beam relay? checked fuse and swapped relays still No power coming into the low beam fuse.
 

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Also check the floor low/high beam switch the centre should be positive mine wasn't making would lose lights after a few minutes
 

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Sent you a PM. I bet I solved it in the PM...

Won't have anything to do with the OEM side of the system.
 

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Also check the floor low/high beam switch the centre should be positive mine wasn't making would lose lights after a few minutes
This! Had the same problem and replacing the floor low/high beam switch fixed it.

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when any pre 78 car came in with the problem described all we would do is replace an aftermarket dimmer switch with a genuine 1881938 switch
 
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