Re: [DML] high beam / low beam behavior
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Re: [DML] high beam / low beam behavior



Checked on the way home tonight. Mine definitely work the way Chris 
described.

Did you install the proper bulbs for your low beams?

Marv
#10820

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Christopher Mack 
<christopher_mack@xxxx> wrote:
> When just the low beams are on only
> the low beam filament receivves electricity.  When the
> high beams are on, the high beam filament of the low
> beam headlight and the high beam bulb both receive
> electricity.  If you look atthe back of your low beam
> headlight, you will notice that there are three
> contacts (prongs) on the back of the bulb.  One
> ground, one 12v+ for the high beam filament and one
> 12v+ for the low beam filament.  
> -Chris
> #6453

> --- Owen Emry <owen@xxxx> wrote:
> 
> > Question for you other owners out there about your
> > headlights:
> > 
> > I've always thought that the high beams in the
> > DeLorean would turn on _in addition to_ the low
> > beams, but while replacing an expired bulb, I've
> > discovered this isn't really true.  If I pull the
> > want toward me to "flick" the high beams on
> > momentarily, then yes, the high beams shine while
> > the low beams are on, too (i.e. all four
> > headlights).  However, if I push the wand away from
> > me to turn the high beams on indefinitely, then the
> > low beams shut off, leaving only the high beams
> > shining.
> > 
> > Is this the normal behavior?
> > 
> > Thanks and best regards,
> > Owen Emry
> > 
> > 
> > 
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