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Did you hear the one about the guy that peeked into a Land Rover and asked the owner "How can you tell one switch from another at night? Results 1 to 9 of 9 Thread: dipped headlights problem Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… 1st Sep 2009,17:24 #1 footoomsh View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog I've been through 3 now over thla last 10 yrs .. I did have a problem with an intermittant short blowing the RHS dipped fuse which was a bare wire earthing in the corner near the oil cooler pipes. have a peek at this web-site

There is no roon in the back of the dash to just go feeling each wire in the hope of finding a break. Hope that helps. If the Relay proves not to be the source of the problem, there are three remaining possibilities: Chaffed / damaged cables - could be anywhere and if likely to be and / Checked the fuses, relays and fusible link under seat - all okay. https://locris.wordpress.com/2015/08/13/land-rover-defender-headlights-dip-beam-not-working-solution/

Defender Dipped Beam Not Working

Home Forum FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Site Leaders What's New? The switch seems to function OK. (With the resistor out) a Multimeter shows 12v on the brown and 12v on red and then blue wires depending on switch position. 1 is I have a few questions about this and hope you can answer them for me. 1. Posted March 8, 2013 · Report post So dim dip has never worked.

  1. The dim dip now works so that test almost everything i think by the fact it works and lights the bulb.
  2. I'm not sure dim dip never worked......I'm now not sure either way.
  3. Have headlights but no park lights.
  4. Just lazy, I can't be bothered with splicing into 6 mm cable very often it is painful, glad I have butane soldering iron.
  5. A friend of mine told everybody he never had any electric problems with his Lucas equipment.

Each headlight LH & RH has it's own bulb, lamp holder and fuse - for any two of those to fail simultaneously seems to me to be highly unlikely. Thanks2005 110 TD5 XS running Alive Stage 1 and a bit and other toys 1996 130 300TDi chip truck for tree surgery business 17th Dec 2012 8:35pm VeeTee Member Since: 06 Password Register FAQ Your Posts 90 110 130 Defender County Chat specifically relating to Coil sprung 90 110 130 Defender and County including V8 and TDi200/300 TD5 and the new Ford Land Rover Defender Td5 Headlights Not Working LikeLike Reply ↓ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here...

Files Links Australian Land Rover Owners > The Pinnacles > 90 110 130 Defender County Defender Td5 Lighting issues User Name Remember Me? Defender Headlight Relay If that works move to the dip switch and check the wiring into and out of there. then we sold it and bought a Santana 110alike Good choice. They all look the same. " - "He replied, "It does not matter which one you use, nothing happens !" The Lucas motto: "Get home before dark." Lucas is the patent

any ideas? Defender Dim Dip Relay Thread Tools Display Modes #1 (permalink) 22nd June 2013, 12:03 AM Old Rangie Fossicker Join Date: Mar 2011 Location: Port Macquarie NSW Posts: 28 Thanks: 8 Thanked 5 Which switch should I replace....the brights/directional/horn or the light switch it self smaller on the steering column? #4 June 25th, 2009, 12:22 AM evilfij Status: Offline evilfij I have See my post earlier: http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic16451-7.html If you measure the voltage at the contacts with a multimeter, there is no load and you may well measure 12V then.

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Townies- the people that spend the money that allows rural folk to still live in the pretty bits Reply With Quote 25-04-2006,01:02 #12 havingagiraffe View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message http://forum.lro.com/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=65629 its the switch, it always is ...Guns and Landrovers .... Defender Dipped Beam Not Working Have you power at the blue wire. Defender Headlight Wiring Diagram Register a new account Sign in Already have an account?

Then Heve you power at the brown wire on the switch ? Check This Out starts off with an intermitant dip problem , or a positional horn problem .. For test purposes, simply remove the dim dip and join the blue/ red wires at the socket. I have usually been quite good at reading electrical charts and wiring diagrams, but the landrover dim dip circuit is very confusing indeed. Defender Headlight Switch

To do it yourself, you'll need a couple of inches of reasonable substantial multi-strand insulated copper wire¬†and a spade connector for each end (2). No idea why it comes on by itself. Posted March 9, 2013 · Report post I've done all of that and still nothing. Source The indicator stalk is only two years old, is a Lucas and was new when I got it.

I shall attempt to bring power on a fuse from a different source up to the switch and go from there. Defender Main Beam Not Working By Ikaros97 in forum Land Rover Defender Replies: 3 Last Post: 23rd Oct 2012, 19:19 Dipped Beam Problem By GPRich in forum Land Rover Defender Replies: 3 Last Post: 28th Nov Originally Posted by havingagiraffe The Tdi's the one to go for. 12J and 19J diesels are underpowered, and the complex TD5 has reliability issues.

There's also the dim-dip relay (if fitted) which has an effect on headlight function. 17th Dec 2012 9:49pm Kev stephenson Member Since: 27 Feb 2012 Location: Huddersfield Posts: 56 There

Joseph Lucas invented the Short Circuit. Then. So the winner is... Land Rover Headlights Not Working Back to top #4 agusta agusta Members 533 posts Joined 11-September 07 From:Herefordshire Posted 19 January 2009 - 04:40 PM Thanks for that, will have a quick root around tomorrow.

I was lucky to have a master switch on starting battery and then on auxiliaries. so if it's a bit wiggly and all the other bits are ok.. Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: Social Buttons LandyZone - Land Rover Forum Forums > Land Rover Forums > have a peek here Supporters 61 1,507 posts Location:back into a normal life....want to leave again.

Supporters 61 1,507 posts Location:back into a normal life....want to leave again. I have not sighted the wires, the description by Danny is good enough for me. Have you checked the fuse holder, make sure all the fuses are making proper contacts, I have had this problem with the 110, also make sure the fuse holder is located Most I find now adopt the try and replace method which works up to a point but is expensive when chasing intermittent wiring fault.

thanks. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites tweetyduck 61 Overland Panic !!!!! I can't seem to figure out how 1 relay can run 2 fuses and 2 lights seperately unless the feed to the relay is unfused or comes from something which isn't

As well as lots of normal euro blade type fuses, there are a few physically large fuses which are attatched to the fusebox with brass screws. This is what happens when you don't drive at night for ages ! If I were you I would spend some extra dough and buy: http://www.expeditionexchange.com/ca...5&cat=0&page=1 and http://www.expeditionexchange.com/ca...6&cat=0&page=1 Or this http://www.expeditionexchange.com/ca...7&cat=0&page=1 Depending on if you have a 1993-95 or a 1997 __________________ *not legal Dipped beam works on the switch but full beam doesn't, the only way to get the full beam to work is by using the stork/flasher thingy.