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Old 04-13-2011, 04:32 AM
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Recently my left low beam went out. So i start to replace it and find out that the lightbulb connecter is burnt and so its the connecter that runs to it. I figured that i could just splice the wires and put a new connecter and lightbulb. Once i finished that, the low beam and the high beam are on at the same time (just the left side). Even though they are both lit, they are very dim.

I have no clue as to why this is happening and was hoping to find some advice.

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Old 04-13-2011, 04:41 AM
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Electrical problems are some of the hardest things to diagnose online... Would you be able to post a picture of the new connection along with the wires that lead to it? Welcome to the forum!
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Old 04-13-2011, 05:46 AM
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Recently my left low beam went out. So i start to replace it and find out that the lightbulb connecter is burnt and so its the connecter that runs to it. I figured that i could just splice the wires and put a new connecter and lightbulb. Once i finished that, the low beam and the high beam are on at the same time (just the left side). Even though they are both lit, they are very dim.

I have no clue as to why this is happening and was hoping to find some advice.

Isaac

Hi Isaac, is this on your 02 or 86 Monte ?
I think just replacing the connector is not the problem. You will have to check out why the first one burned `out.
Possible that your switch is bad, or a short in the wires.
Do you have a electrical tester..?, to check for shorts & trace the wires ?
Have you done any electrical mod's where other wires have been added ?

Good Luck 4-Sure.
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Old 04-14-2011, 08:44 PM
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theres no electrical mods... and i figured that the switch wasnt bad since the right side low and high beams work properly...
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what kind of headlight bulbs were you running?...i had this problem with my 03 monte
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Old 04-14-2011, 09:26 PM
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its just the stock 9006bulb
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Old 04-14-2011, 09:52 PM
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i had some cheap blue lights that ran on almost 100w and they melted my harnesses...now all i use is silverstar bulbs they run on 55w so no melting haha
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GMs have had a problem with burning electrical connectors for years. First I have heard about the problem in a monte. Make sure the wires arent connected backwards just to be sure before you dig any further into the harness.
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Old thread but I have the same problem what's the fix?
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i would like to know as well my plug where bulb plugs in is burnt adn bulb wont light .where do i get replacement
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