Why does the electrical connector on low beam.

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Why does the electrical connector on low beam lights keep frying

Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 8:51 PM

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Tiny
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Most likely a bad ground causing high resistance and high amperage to the connector.

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 10:24 PM
Tiny
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Need a lot more information than that. Both connectors at both head lights? One connector feeding both lights? The connector at the head light switch? How often does this happen, once a year, right away? What do you mean by "frying"? Does it burst into flames, melt, smoke, arc, or just stop working?

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Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 10:29 PM
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Hi ASEMaster6371. Merry Christmas.

You got that backward. High resistance in the connector will cause heat buildup but lower current, ... Like the lower water flow when you step on a garden hose.

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Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 AT 2:11 AM

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