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I have an 03 Shadow 750 and sometimes the headlight will not work at all. Sometimes the low beam will work, but when I go to switch to high beam it will not work. Sometimes both work fine.

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  • j_mk Jun 06, 2010

    My headlight for my 03 Shadow Spirit VT750DC will not work at all sometimes. Sometimes the low beam will work but when I try to switch to the high beam the high beam wont work. Sometimes both works fine. I have tried cleaning out the switch and also checked all the connections and cleaned them as well. Any other ideas what it might be?

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I recommend that you change the switch. The variety of issues you are having indicate that a new switch is in order. J.

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

  • j_mk Jun 06, 2010

    Just to clairfy... You mean the low beam to high beam swtich? Replace that?

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This obviously seem to be the headlight switch. Moisture inside the switch or corroded contacts is likely. Try to take it apart and clean it. The wire plugs on the head light itself need to be checked.

Posted on Jun 05, 2010

  • j_mk Jun 05, 2010

    I checked all headlight plugs and connections and also took apart the housing to clean the switch with contact cleaner. Also cleaned all the plugs and connections with contact cleaner as well. Could the low beam to high beam switch be the problem?

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