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    Question headlight/tail-light waring is confused.

    Dunno if this should be in here, or electrical, so i'm sure it'll get moved if necessary.
    After havin the Headlight/Tail-light warning coming up on the MFD for a month or so now, i've replaced my front sidelight bulbs. After canging them a day or 2 ago, i turned my sidelights on before, to see the warning up again, so i got out and checked front and rear, and they were all fine. checked low beam and high beam while i was on too, and they're fine.
    Anyone any ideas?
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    Did you use straight replacements ?

    They check bulbs using resistance, so ensuring contacts are a clean as possible and ussing the correct wattage bulbs should help....

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    Yeah, they're all normal lights. No LED sidelights. 80W "offroad only" in the low beams, but i don't think that ever threw up the warning.
    Although i have some new HID's arriving shortly, so i'll see what it's like with them in place of the 80's.
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    80w bulbs won't cause the problem, or at least they haven't in mine.

    When you start the car the tail light check comes up until you press the brake pedal as standard and if that's the error shown then I suggest you take out all the bulbs 1 by one to check which is causing the problem.
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