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Dim new headlight

 
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Old 08-04-2014, 11:30 AM
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1983 XJ6 4.2 I replaced the (2) low and (2) high beam headlights and the right outside head light is dim although new. Any thoughts?
 
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I'd first start checking any and all ground wires that may affect that light. maybe came loose, undone, is corroded. That would be my guess, assuming the new light is ok.

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first try reinstalling the old lamp again to see if the new one is bad.

check the low beam fuse
 
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X2 on a bad ground. One dim headlamp is 99% of the time a ground issue
 
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Ditto!!!

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Old 08-06-2014, 12:59 AM
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This is an interesting read if you want to go through the system and make sure everything is up to scratch.

Headlamp Circuit Checklist Series III XJ6
 
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