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    996 Lithronics headlamps

    Hi I am a newbie and first timer on this board. I have owned a 996 since October of 2000, a great all around car. I have recently noticed my headlamps have a hard time turning on. When they are switched on they strobe slowly and have a hard time to turn on. Usually when turning the switch off/on and try several times they finally turn on. Does anyone else run into this issue before? Any help will be appreciated.

    Re: 996 Lithronics headlamps

    if you have the xenon lamps, could be that the ballast is going bad

    could be a variety of things, fuses, etc.

    have a dealer check it out.

    Re: 996 Lithronics headlamps

    Have had the same issue on my 996 turbo. Drove me mad. Dealer fixed it a couple of weeks ago - dodgy fuse, apparently

    Re: 996 Lithronics headlamps

    Thanks guys for the reply, I will take it...it is still under warranty and at first I thought maybe the balst is going bad. Looked like a florecent light with a bad balast that keeps trying but fails to light up.

    Cheers,
    Matt

     
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