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    Jr. Apprentice
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    Feb 2012
    Jackson new jersey

    Default Bright head lights aren't working on 1986 silverado

    My headlights work fine until i turn the brights on everything goes out(the top and the bottom lights) i'm going to test if it os getting power this weekend and if it os not getting power what could the problems be.
    1986 gmc k1500 stepside project
    2.73 auburn posi
    summit headers
    holley 650
    Clevite bearings
    4' lift

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    I am not all that familiar with the 86' models. It could be a relay. Does it have one of the old school push buttons for the brights on the floor board? I know that those went bad pretty often.

    1995 Silverado 4x4
    6" BDS Suspension Lift-3" Body Lift-Add A Leaf in rear -Trailmaster SSV Shocks-Duel Steering Stabilizer Kit -AirAid Cold air intake-
    4.56 Gears with Detroit Auburn Locker-Pro-Comp Traction Bars with duel shocks-Aluminum Skid Plate Kit-38.5" x 16.5" Mickey Thompson Baja Claws-Constant Dropping fuel gauge

    2005 Yukon XL Jet Power Programmer, Bilstein Shocks, Bilstein rear springs, Helwig Anti-sway bars, EGR Window Visors, EGR Hood Shield, Denali Headlights, Headlight harness upgrade, GE NightHawk Bulbs, White Night Rear lighting system, Russell Braided SS brake lines, PowerStop Brake pads, PowerStop cross drilled and Slotted Rotors,
    2002 Silverado ext cab 2wd (Sold)
    2003 Yukon XL (Totaled)

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