This is not an anything goes type of forum. U can pull the fuse for the daytime running lights to control them coming on all the time. The dealer has explained to me that there is an electrical surge when starting the car that can blow the filaments in the bulbs because they come on as drls when the key turned to the on position. I opened up the relay box under the hood and there is no R-14 in my vehicle. In the case of customer complaint, the following procedure must be carried out.
If nothing else, is there a circuit diagram somewhere so I can trace it at least on paper to find where the circuits for the left and right low beams separate? Thanks for your assistance and support. I checked the old and new bulb, both were good. Anyway, it stayed on for a while then went out. Classifieds are to be listed in pages. When the low beam is out, the main xenon headlight does not work! I replaced it again, and it still is out. Regards, Sean posted by 72. This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable.
This morning, after making an appointment with my mechanic to replace both left and right bulbs on Monday, the right beam came back to life. Answer: On the lights check the connector to the lights. High beam headlights and most other lights on the front light assembly should be fairly the same. For usage guidelines, see the. I do see a failure in the electronic circuitry for being the most likely cause of the problem, this either soldering joint s , failing semiconductors or corrosion, maybe the latter being the most obvious one. Please remember that you are not anonymous.
Is your car still under warranty? Turning the switch on the lower left to the 3 choices, does nothing. Also your owners manual should tell you what bulb that message is refering to. Sometimes the message may be shown despite the lamp being intact. It worked but only if I wiggled the wires. As you probably know, it is not as easy as just replacing the bulb.
If nothing else, is there a circuit diagram somewhere so I can trace it at least on paper to find where the circuits for the left and right low beams separate? Procedure Note The following action must be taken. In 42k miles I have replaced the head lamps 4 times. Also, my lights come on automatically when I turn the car on, is there a way that I can control this? Is there anyway to replace only the low beam parts within the unit? However are a few details given: The unit is µ-processor controlled and programmable, the output voltage to the bulbs is Pulse Width Modulated and fed by semiconductors. I decided the easiest option was to bring it to the dealer and for £10 they replace it. I find that the right dipped beam keeps failing every 3 to 4 months, which is very annoying.
I have not had to replace any driver side headlight on this car. I checked the fuse and that was good. Classifieds are to be listed in pages. The replacement procedure includes the reseating:. It seems like the driver side headlight might be a little more complicated as you have to remove a few pieces like the battery cover to get to it. I purchased a new bulb and installed it. Question: My left low beam went out and I replaced it.
This is not an anything goes type of forum. Why do the high beams work but not the low beams? The fuse is in the drivers fuse box. For usage guidelines, see the. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member. Are the lamps halogens or xenons that's one question? This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. Are the lamps really not lit when the message appears? I had no low beams and had to drive 25 miles home, at night time with considerable city traffic, with my high beams.
Please remember that you are not anonymous. Today, the right low beam went out as well, so now I have no headlights unless I turn on my high beams. Click here to see all the! For usage guidelines, see the. They will get hot and break the wires look at the wires. It usually occurs only on the left head lamp. Could this be a wiring issue? The F connector could be the problem, however is the main beam, left pin located between the pins of the low beams, so why not a failing main beam from time to time as well? For usage guidelines, see the. This past Saturday, oct 3, 2009, I lost the left one in the morning and the right one in the evening.
This observation if the culprit is not the programming flaw, which is remedied by the Technical Service Bulletin:. Clearly, it's not a problem with the bulbs. Murphy is not fiddling with the low beams - providing contact problems in both these bulb sockets only, and not for the main beams. Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed no spam. . Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed no spam. I even put in a new 4109070 Lamp Control Unit and the low beam light still does not work.