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Old 01-09-2013, 04:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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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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Old 01-09-2013, 11:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Never heard of that one! Yeah sounds like a grond issue?
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Bad ground somewhere in the hood harness.
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thanks man
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:24 AM   #5 (permalink)
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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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Old 01-10-2013, 09:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
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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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