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Old 10-29-2003, 01:46 AM   #1
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Default Melted Headlamp Plug

does anyone have any idea what would cause the plug for the head lamps to short out and melt???
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Old 10-29-2003, 02:03 AM   #2
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What bulbs are you using, perchance? I have heard of people screwing up their harnesses by using higher-than-stock-wattage bulbs.
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Old 10-29-2003, 10:47 AM   #3
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ahhh ok... i'm goin to soob to see if they will cover my cars plug under warrentee
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Old 10-29-2003, 04:16 PM   #4
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If you used aftermarket bulbs there is a high chance they will not.
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Old 10-29-2003, 09:13 PM   #5
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I have seen it with stock bulbs. Although usually on older pre 99. Repaired a Legacy last month obviously out of warranty.
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Old 10-30-2003, 12:25 AM   #6
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well they said that the light wireing harnesses on ANY part of the car were not coverd under warrentee... (makes u feel safe huh???) i was like then why do you say that electral harnesses are coverd under the "classic warrentee"??? the guy couldn't answer the quetion.... WHATEVER.. went to Fisher auto picked up one for 4 bucks and gonna wire it in tomarrow...

managed to get 10 stitches in my freekin wrist and hand trying to cut the wires before it started a fire.damn box cutter slipped and put a 2 inch laceration up my wrist between the tendons and a L shaped cut on the palm of my hand... fun stuff yes??? grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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Old 10-30-2003, 06:01 AM   #7
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managed to get 10 stitches in my freekin wrist and hand trying to cut the wires before it started a fire.damn box cutter slipped and put a 2 inch laceration up my wrist between the tendons and a L shaped cut on the palm of my hand... fun stuff yes??? grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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Old 10-30-2003, 11:10 AM   #8
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well i was at a rest stop on the interstate about 1 hr away from home..... not sure now which would be more expencive.. the tow truck or these damn stiches
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Old 10-30-2003, 02:43 PM   #9
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What bulbs are you using, perchance? I have heard of people screwing up their harnesses by using higher-than-stock-wattage bulbs.
I'm still curious to see the answer to this question.
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Old 10-30-2003, 04:43 PM   #10
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damn box cutter slipped
That's why most people use diagonal cutters or (in a pinch) scissors.
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Old 10-30-2003, 06:55 PM   #11
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i've already toasted the wires to headlights once due to ricer bulbs
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Old 10-30-2003, 10:23 PM   #12
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I had stock bulbs in .. but the reason i used a box cutter it was the only thing i had on me to cut them at a rest stop.. it's not like I carry a set of dikes around with me ya know but now that i have the plugs replaced i bought some "ricer bulbs" so i quote Rob.. but after gettin everything back togeather.. we found out that the solder on the light it's self was faluty.. nearly the whole back of the blub was melted off

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Old 10-30-2003, 11:09 PM   #13
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Wonderful use of the English language there too, Ahzlon.
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Old 10-30-2003, 11:12 PM   #14
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hey... i'm typeing one handed here... give me some slack will ya
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Old 10-31-2003, 02:32 PM   #15
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i am typing this post one handed as well. look! no grammatical errors! no spelling errors! you too can master one handed typing.
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Old 10-31-2003, 04:14 PM   #16
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If someone just read those last two replies without reading the whole rest of the thread, then they might have gotten a little confused about what kind of site they were on...
"typing one handed"
who says that...
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Old 10-31-2003, 04:16 PM   #17
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"oh, now look. I just shot 10000 of my kids all over the keyboard."

This is what I would also expect to see on the rest of this thread if it keeps going in this direction.
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Old 10-31-2003, 04:35 PM   #18
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Quote:
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If someone just read those last two replies without reading the whole rest of the thread, then they might have gotten a little confused about what kind of site they were on...
"typing one handed"
who says that...
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"oh, now look. I just shot 10000 of my kids all over the keyboard."

This is what I would also expect to see on the rest of this thread if it keeps going in this direction.
......and your last two posts helped the situation in what way?
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Old 10-31-2003, 04:54 PM   #19
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"oh, now look. I just shot 10000 of my kids all over the keyboard."
hahaha. it would still be less retarded than this entire thread up to this point.
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Old 10-31-2003, 06:43 PM   #20
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I never said I was going to be elevating the educational bar with this thread.
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Old 10-31-2003, 08:45 PM   #21
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All I can say is that anyone who gets turned on by this thread must have a hallucinogenic imagination.
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Old 10-31-2003, 08:58 PM   #22
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or must be drinking a lot, like me.
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So, if the solder on the bulb was defective, sounds like you have a beef with the manufacturer.
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