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The likelihood of both bulbs burning out at the same time is very minimal. One is red and obvoisly is the 12V feeding One is Yellow and the third is Yellow/blue. Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Seems strange they'd both blow together unless shorted somehow. his comment is here

Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... There are usually two of these screws holding the top of the headlight housing to the top-front engine compartment crossmember. nice. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. http://www.smartcarofamerica.com/forums/f70/low-beam-headlights-stopped-working-ideas-20433/

It has a wiring harness going to the back of it with a connector into which the headlight bulb plugs directly. I pulled every relay out of the fusebox and still managed to turn the lights on! Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded. You can only upload files of type PNG, JPG or JPEG.

I was assuming no relay and wanted now to add one (or two), but I need 12V out from the switch first then at least... You will be suprised just how much dirt and tarnish comes off. AttentionThe rest of the information held in this guide is locked to members of Evilution only, you can login below or click this link to find out more.Enter your login credentials lebikerboy is offline Quote Quick Reply post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-06-2009, 01:41 PM 2smartArizona Join Date: May 2008 Location: Tucson, Arizona Posts: 580 Thanks: 2 Thanked

The entire headlight assembly usually includes the turn signals and parking lights as well. Locate the headlight assembly. See a mechanic. http://www.smartz.co.uk/showthread.php?10982-Headlights-not-working Yes No Sorry, something has gone wrong.

Hmm a serious mod would be mount a good old direct switch for headlights in a 70- 80th merc... Some refer to this process incorrectly as oxidizing. I don't know if the headlights are on the same one as the working things you mentioned, so check anyway if you have't Check here: http://www.evilution.co.uk/index.php?id=219 http://www.evilution.co.uk/index.php?id=220 Fuse 5-8 are all This simply needs to be pushed towards the center of the connector while pulling out the connector.

If it gets bad enough, the car cannot pass a safety inspection. With the vehicle parked exactly 25 feet in front of a wall, on level ground, the headlights should be aimed just slightly to the right of the headlights' position. Then it would flicker back on. A poor connection due to over wattage bulbs or poor quality bulbs causes an increase in arcing at the fuse box connector.

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I opened up the stalk connection and saw that the connection consists of several thin cables and 3 thicker ones. Published on Oct 23, 2011No need to removed the whole front end of a Smart Car just to replace a bulb. Finding these problems on a car is very difficult and requires having a schematic and a multimeter. weblink Using a knife, take the plastic cap off the end of the stalk.

There are two methods to fixing it, a quick way and a proper way. Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... If not, check the fuses (700cc Fortwo, 451, Roadster) Still Doesn't Work! (Or The Bulb Is Dim) Check the bulb connector with a multimeter.

Troubleshooting an electrical problem is largely a process of elimination, determining which parts are good, and then looking at the others.

Originally posted by ethanol-smart View Post Nope, there are no relays inside the car, the cables seems to go forward to the front throught the main rubber sleeve in firewall. Originally posted by heinkeljb View Post This might be of some help if you can work out how to use it:- http://www.auto-parts.spb.ru/cat/cats/m.mycat?Form I do not know of a "standard" wiring diagram No thanks Try it free Find out whyClose How to Replace a Smart Car Headlight Bulb Goosie Loosie SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe9393 Loading... Published by: eBay View next Choose a template BasicAppropriate for most guides (ex: How to Buy a Mattress) Best ratedBest when creating a list of 5-10 items (ex: The Top 10

Guess I have to grind the contacts better. Simply stating, "the headlights do not work" is not enough. You can only upload a photo (png, jpg, jpeg) or video (3gp, 3gpp, mp4, mov, avi, mpg, mpeg, rm). check over here This might be of some help if you can work out how to use it:- http://www.auto-parts.spb.ru/cat/cats/m.mycat?Form I do not know of a "standard" wiring diagram system for the Smart.

Tires Find the right tires for your car Insurance Get a free insurance quote -- Smart Car Forum (Full) -- Smart Car Forum (Classic) -- Smart Car Forum (Mobile) Contact And that the recall mentioned incorporates a mounting of two relays. You can only upload videos smaller than 600 MB. Today 12:19 PM by Neonspinnazz 1 4 Attachment(s) Stress cracks in 453...

If everything is aligned properly, the parts should slip right into place without your having to struggle with them. Comment Cancel Post Mad smart person Has a sticky actuator Join Date: Mar 2008 Posts: 377 #5 19-11-12, 04:05 AM Re: No headlights...is there a relay or not? Once this is removed, the plastic underneath is still clear and provides a clear path for the light, increasing illumination and visibility. Comment Cancel Post BBE Best used for spare parts Join Date: Dec 2003 Posts: 602 #6 19-11-12, 09:17 AM Re: No headlights...is there a relay or not?

Please try again later. These determinations help narrow down the cause of the problem. Drop the SAM unit down and check the nearest connector. perzbenz is offline Quote Quick Reply post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-07-2009, 07:13 AM Karl Roth Join Date: Nov 2007 Location: Hampden, MA Posts: 2,981 Thanks: 105 Thanked

Posts: 769 Thanks: 13 Thanked 168 Times in 122 Posts Mentioned: 1 Post(s) Tagged: 0 Thread(s) Quoted: 51 Post(s) Garage mattwithcats's Garage The Ladybug Bulbs Use the Sylvania Silverstar Ultras for SmartTexass is offline Quote Quick Reply post #9 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-22-2011, 02:13 PM Huronlad Join Date: Apr 2009 Location: Ontario, Canada Posts: 2,267 Thanks: 7 Thanked Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below. Stupid question: Perhaps both bulbs are just burnt out?

That is why vehicle safety inspections include checking the function of the high beams and low beams. Originally posted by Khalifa View Post Checked the fuse?