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    Hi guys iv got mot next week so iv changed my headlights over with my spare ones as my lights have angle lights and hid`s fitted to them. When i swapped them over i saw that my left right front side light wasnt working so i changed the bulb and still nothing.Iv ckecked the fuses aswell and there all fine.Can anyone help with this??


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    faulty bulb, broken wire on terminal bad earth loose bulb in holder blown fuse but i assume you have already covered these options
    There's an alternative. There's always a third way, and it's not a combination of the other two ways. It's a different way

    I see you've made you're decision now lets see you enforce it.

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    check the relay buddy as well and bootlid wiring in case of a nick in it.
     
     

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    What relay is that spirit?


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    There's an alternative. There's always a third way, and it's not a combination of the other two ways. It's a different way

    I see you've made you're decision now lets see you enforce it.

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    All sorted now.The light unit had a crap earth so i by passed it with abit of wire and now is all working good


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