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87 Range Rover Classic High-beams are always on when headlights

I replaced the directional/high beam/horn assembly and it did not help the situation. Is there a relay somewhere or a problem spot (ie an area that is prone to short circuits)?

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There is a relay, and fuses. Some realys under lower facia panel driver side UK 87 models, however there were some variations so check under the bonnet too.

This does sound more like a short, if all relays are ok. Check the head light units and work your way back. The wiring in these are not the best in the world, plug at back of head light unit suspect too.

Do your lower driving lights common too, when you have the switch in ? Has some one been messing about with this wiring, runs down by air dam.

Works and electrical manuals online try here http://www.landroverweb.com/Land-Rover-Range-Rover-manual-pdf.htm

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

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