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EA81 quad headlight high beam issue

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1983 GL Wagon 4WD

 

Low beams work fine.

When i pull back on the stalk switch, all 4 lights illuminate as they should.

When i push forward, turning the high beams "on" - all 4 lights shut off.

 

Any hunches as to whats going on here?

Searched to no avail.

 

Thanks!

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My best bet would be the headlight combo switch on your steering column has a short / ground issue. Maby even worn contacts?

 

I had a similar issue with my 86 Brat. I replaced the switch on the column and the problem stopped.

 

It may be wise to wait for a more experienced response.

 

I will try to locate a picture of said switch.

Edited by 81EA81

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Thanks Gloyale and 81EA81.

 

Thats what i was leaning towards.

i took the switch off of the column and cleaned it up.

No dice.

 

Ive got a few lying around, i'll report back.

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It was the multi-switch behind

the steering wheel on the column.

 

Replaced with a used unit and all is well.

 

Thank you!

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