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Martin740
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Main Beam

Post by Martin740 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:43 am

Hello owned my Probe for about 18 months and not had any major problems, callipers sticking etc. I now have a main beam that is on all the time, I’ve not looked at it yet but wondered if I should start looking at the inside stalk or under the bonnet first.
I’ve also got a red brakes warning light that’s been on for a while, linings were ok and pulls up well so again not too worried apart from the mot is out in a few days.
Any clues would be appreciated.
Thanks
Martin

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Re: Main Beam

Post by cpt black » Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:16 am

Check the brake fluid level as if slightly low will give
The warning light
Check the bulb connectors on the head lights as may
Be burning out

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Re: Main Beam

Post by Slick » Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:17 am

Brake light prob just fluid, first of all make sure fluid bottle is topped right up to the top!
Rule out easy bit first!

Main beam could be dodgy earth, dodgy connector on bulb, or stalk

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Re: Main Beam

Post by Martin740 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:51 pm

Thanks for that I’ll have a crack at it tomorrow

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Re: Main Beam

Post by Martin740 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:51 pm

Lights now ok and the brake warning light gone thanks. The Croome trim round the headlight is rusty is that an available part by any chance ?
Hope to get the mot done this week.
Thanks
Martin

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Re: Main Beam

Post by Kit » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:17 pm

Martin740 wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:51 pm
Lights now ok and the brake warning light gone thanks. The Croome trim round the headlight is rusty is that an available part by any chance ?
Hope to get the mot done this week.
Thanks
Martin
Slick, has the trim made out of Fibreglass & sells them to full members.

See the for sale Forum

Kit

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Re: Main Beam

Post by Martin740 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:58 pm

Great thanks, I’ll wait till after the mot just incase it’s a bad one, sill & suspension mount got advised last time.
I’d best become a full member too !
Thanks
Martin

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Re: Main Beam

Post by Martin740 » Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:45 pm

Didn’t get round to the mot until today and now passed, there not bad old cars these Probes.
Thanks for the help
Martin

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Re: Main Beam

Post by Kit » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:16 pm

Martin740 wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:45 pm
Didn’t get round to the mot until today and now passed, there not bad old cars these Probes.
Thanks for the help
Martin
Well done 👍

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