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Low beams will not come on. High beams only work if I hold the lever towards me. They will not latch in. Is there a relay somewhere that might have failed?

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Hi, the problem your having is not going to be a relay problem, all you need to do is get a new control arm you know the arm you use to turn the lights on and off, what happens is over time the copper contacts ware and then you lose the connection so when you press the lights on they just wont work.

so all you need to do is replace this arm, its an easy job to do and all you need to do is remove the upper and lower cowling from around the steering wheel and once this is off you should be able to slide the arm off its lock and unplug the block connector for the wires and then refit the new arm.

this will then solve your problem and get your lights up and running again, before you do the work check all your fuses just to rule out a fuse being the problem but the chances are its going to be the control arm.

let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok

Posted on May 16, 2010

  • tstyrc May 16, 2010

    It's not clear to me how the control arm would affect the low beams.

  • paul proctor May 16, 2010

    hi what i mean is you know the actual stick with the switch on it that you pull towards you to give you the high beam well this is the control arm im going on about you need to replace the whole stick as this is whats faulty, if both your low beams dont work then this would rule out a blown bulb and as the high beam works when you pull it towards you to flash the high beam then this would suggest the fuses are ok, how ever when you use the control to turn the low beam lights on and then you can put it onto high beam and it dont work then this is the part you need to change, im sure it called a stork but if you go into any parts shop and tell them what happening they will then be able to understand the part you need.

    you need to get the whole control that you use to turn the lights on and off once you have replaced this your lights should be working fine, it would be worth checking all your fuses in the fuse box just to double check you have not blown any fuses but as the high beam works for flashing people then the chances are the fuses are all good. so im going on about the arm that has the switch on it to turn the lights on and off. im hoping you know what im going on about as it will be this switch thats causing you the problem.



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