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headlight pattern dull 06 plate modus

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headlight pattern dull 06 plate modus
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mark replied 2 years ago.

Mark :

Hello, my name is Mark and I will try help you with this.

Mark :

Are the headlamp lenses clear or do they look a bit opaque?

Mark :

Is there any corrosion on the reflectors?

Mark :

Is there any dampness inside the lamps?

JACUSTOMER-d3vyyfcm- :

Hi Mark all appears ok with the condition of the lamp

JACUSTOMER-d3vyyfcm- :

we are a garage Mark so looking for someone who has this problem to resolve before

JACUSTOMER-d3vyyfcm- :

Hi Mark on way home now we have checked the basics will check in the morning if you can advise any further

Mark :

The next thing to check is the supply voltage, the earth connection and the voltage drop across the circuit.

Mark :

Do the bulbs look bright enough looking into them and it just the beam pattern that is incorrect?

JACUSTOMER-d3vyyfcm- :

Hi beam pattern is correct we have replaced bulbs already checked earth & voltage drop no sign of corrosion , still struggling with a solution ?

Mark :

The next thing I would do is connect an ammeter to read what the current draw was.

Mark :

Did you check the current draw?

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