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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old May 12th, 02, 12:35 PM Thread Starter
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ok i have checked all my grounds and put on jumper cables but still have a intermit prob when i turn on high beams an loose all light for 5 min to a half hour cant find the breaker thats turning them off help
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old May 13th, 02, 09:30 AM
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Look on the fuse block for a small silverish box type device (should be two or three sometimes) that plugs in like a big fuse would - that should be a/the circuit breaker for the high or low beams if I remeber right. Pull them one at a time and see which lights work. Replace if necessary, but I would bet problem is not breaker - it's something in wiring causing a grounded circuit.
If you can't find breakers on the fuse block they may be in light switch or mounted on fenders under hood. Get a schematic for your car and trace it out.
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The thermal circuit breaker for the headlights in an 85 Camaro is inside of the light switch.

I remember re-wiring mine so that I could turn on the low and high beams and the fog lights simultaneously. This resulted in overheating the thermal breaker followed by utter darkness!! I quickly switched back the wiring!!
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