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MISC:   vintage union headlight troubleshooting

Posted by J on 5/14/2007 at  4:40:44 PM

I have an vintage Union headlight that is powered by a generator. The back light works, as well as the wire that connects to the headlight, so i know the generator and wire are functioning. The bulb isn't burnt out either. When i take it apart, i can't figure out why the thing isn't working. Anybody have any tips?

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       RE:MISC: vintage union headlight troubleshooting posted by Dug on 8/13/2007 at 10:34:11 AM
I would recommend (obvious) changing the bulb. If that fails, try cleaning the contact between the bulb and the metal piece it touches. A nail file or emery board usually works well. You had the right idea following the circuit through from the generator to the bulb. It sounds like you stopped short.

Good luck

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