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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
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very dim headlight

hi guys im workin on a 89 escapade 503 none of the lights work ,and the gas guage has stopped but the headlight is very very dim, hand and thumb warmers work ok i think its a bad ground somewhere what do you guys think
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 10:22 PM
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Never heard of that one! Yeah sounds like a grond issue?
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Bad ground somewhere in the hood harness.

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thanks man
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I had a problem with my voltage regulator a while back. it degraded to little over 4 volts, dimming the system way down.

While your cleaning your grounds, disconnect the voltage regulator and start the sled. If the lights are brighter then you have found your problem!

NOTE: don't rev it too much (over 2300 rpm). You could over voltage the system and it could blow all of your lights.

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yep it was my voltage regulator i replaced it and good as new thanks alot all of you
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