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Headlight Flicker

Hi All, Driving the other night I noticed that my headlights seem to flicker maybe when I hit a bump but can't really say that for sure. They seem to go off and on but not all the way off before they come back on. I know that Zukes have bad ground problems and could this be it? Don't really know where to start looking. Thanks. Jim

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Re: Headlight Flicker

My '88 started doing something like that about 3 years ago. Turned out to be some kind of short in the steering wheel switch. It eventually started smoking and then went out all together. I think it cost me about $60 for a new switch. Not junk yard around Bangor, ME had used ones so I had to order from the dealer in Augusta.

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Re: Headlight Flicker

check your grounds-engine to frame/firewall grounds at relays etc. take them off clean them use electrical connector compound reassemble. should help if not test your
alt. and make sure fan belt is snug and in good shape

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Re: Headlight Flicker

Make sure your fuses arn't loose in the sockets.....

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