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    Unhappy High Beam Sticking

    Hi I am hoping someone may know the solution to my problem, Sometimes when I flash another motorist my high beam sticks on even after releasing the stalk.

    I end up flicking at the stalk several times before the light goes off. My question, Is it the stalk needs replacing or the relay?

    Any help is gratefully appreciated

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    Mine does the same thing! It's odd because it only happens if I flash main beam when the sidelights are on. My guess it's the relay (if it was the stalk it would happen pretty much all the time).
    1999 Astra CDX 1.8 16v Auto Estate

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    i would change the switch tbh

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    Its the switch/arm thats at fault as mentioned above,
    sometimes all it needs is a good clean of the contacts

    bri

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    This happened to mine, i change the stalk no luck so got a relay changed and it fixed it
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    Is there a way of switching the relay with another one in the box in order to rule it out?

    Other than that I did take the stalk out a while back, but it was a sealed unit that you couldn't do anything with and annoying as it seemed fine for a while after that before sticking again!

    Also any prices/locations as to where to buy replacements?

    Many thanks for your help again

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    Is your car a mk4 mate?
    Because i think i have a new one

    bri

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian View Post
    Is your car a mk4 mate?
    Because i think i have a new one

    bri
    Yeah 2000 W Estate 1.6 16v

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    You you should be able to swap the relay with one of the others at the top
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    Actually i have quite a few mk4 stalks,inclusive of z20let both sides and cowlings etc

    04 car if anyone wants, lots of plastiks etc cheap

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