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Old 09-07-2007, 10:07 PM
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Question 280 Headlight problem

Need guidance on a 1969 280SE with a lighting problem. The headlights operate on high beam but nothing on Low beam. Any suggestion on what should be the order of things to check?

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Old 09-08-2007, 12:34 AM
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Start w/ fuses. High and low beams have separate circuits.
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Old 09-08-2007, 12:37 AM
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YOu sure the low beams are not just shot? They always go first.

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Old 09-08-2007, 02:58 PM
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I don't have experience with that specific vehicle but in general look at:

Fuse, fuse clip/socket, clean/replace the fuse
lamps, sockets/connectors
ground(s)
relay?
switch

That should cover it.

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