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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-10-2013, 05:42 PM Thread Starter
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anyone have this problem

just checked voltage and its 14v or better thanks to tpe and shindigen but for some reason my headlight still dims when i hit the brake and the blinker makes the headlight pulsate

also my cooling fan seems to be spinning slow

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Mine was kinda acting like that shortly before the blinker relay died.but it was worse with the left blinker.the left blinker was effecting the whole electrical system.the motor would cut out when the blinker came on.

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my blinker relay is less than a year old

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How are your grounds?

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Clean all your grounds, especially the headlight ground.

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Dampers went out @ 13+K !
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That happened to me too. A new battery took care of the situation.

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i will go thru the grounds again but i am fairly certain that they are all good and my battery is a magna power extreme from advanced thats about four months old

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i will go thru the grounds again but i am fairly certain that they are all good and my battery is a magna power extreme from advanced thats about four months old
....if so, I would suggest ensure your JB ground....or possibly an JB internal ground.
Slim or someone more JB knowledgeable needs to comment on this....
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JB ground is internal to the box....no way that heavy copper lines in that thing are faulty.....just sayin!

It could very well be a corroded connection to the JB or any other ground.
I say pull the tail fuse and see if it gets better...try to narrow it down if you can.
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i have aftermarket turn and tail lights running 1157 bulbs but the other day i disconnected the tail light portion of it just to see if i was drawing too much voltage but it didnt help any

when my fan comes on the voltage drops a good 1.5 volts

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