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> Problematic Lights, Front lights only work on "0" mode
petertjeehh
post Aug 29 2016, 04:42 PM
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Drives: 1999 Volvo S40 1.8



This post is pretty much a request for help from a wide group of people who know Volvo's:

Problem:
The head lights on my 1999 Volvo S40 1.8 only work when the lightswitch is set to the "0" position.
The second position is the side lights, the third normal lights. These both do nothing with the front head lights anymore, side lights work and in all 3 positions the led below the lightswitch is green.

Extended info:
- About 2 weeks ago I noticed that I couldn't 'lock' the indicator switch towards me to lock the big beam (idk the English word for it) into place. The lights work, but I have to keep pulling the lever towards me, can't lock into place.
- About 1 week ago I discovered when parking my Volvo (in daylight) that the front headlights were not on > When I swiched the lightswitch to '0' they went on, the other 2 settings do nothing with the headlights.
- Tonight I came to my parked Volvo and the taillights were on. (not sure if it was the brakes or normal taillights)
fortunately it didn't drain my battery.


I'm going to bring my Volvo to a mechanic which repairs cars next to his job as service engineer of pneumatic car tools.
Untill he gets his hands on my car, I'd like to know if this problem has occurred to one of the persons reading my topic and if there are any solutions/tips/etc.

If you need any more info, please ask.

Thank you in advance, cheers!

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