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Old 09-03-2008, 09:57 PM   #1
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Ok so my highbeams dont work, When i pull it back it doesnt make a noise or anything like a relay... it just pulls back and nothing happens, does anybody know what is going on?

99 z28 m6 if that has anything to do with it.
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Old 09-04-2008, 09:14 AM   #2
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bump please need help... need highbeams
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Old 09-04-2008, 09:34 AM   #3
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well if you've done anything around the steering column i would check for a loose connector, if you are lying in your floor board and you look at the steering column there are 3 bolts that attach the column itself, there are connectors lying around there, and one of them goes to your highbeams, just something to rule out i guess
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there should be a switch (i think it's called a dimmer switch or something like that) in the underside of the steering column that gets actuated by a rod when you pull the multifunction lever to turn on the high beams. i replaced one years ago. i can't tell you exactly where it is or what it looks like, as i don't remember. i can tell you it's cheap to replace, though.

easiest thing would be to go to a small service garage that does NOT charge to look at problems and see what you need.
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Old 09-04-2008, 12:38 PM   #5
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^ yep, you need a new switch. mine is the same way right now. it pulls back but has no click.
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Old 09-04-2008, 11:27 PM   #6
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alright i will try that... thanks guys!
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