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    headlights dimming

    took cap off system voltage is higher but lights flash like i'm the police. with cap on voltage was lower but no dimming lights. what could be the problem? thanks in advance.







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    Re: headlights dimming

    do the big 3 ,also what amp




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    Re: headlights dimming

    already did that with 0 gauge ap1800




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    Re: headlights dimming

    all powe and ground cables are 0 gauge. 4 gauge to amp which is only a foot from distribution block only runnig amp at 2ohm




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    Re: headlights dimming

    maybe a bad battery or the alt maybe on its last leg




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    Re: headlights dimming

    I checked the battery its resting at 12.5 volts




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    Re: headlights dimming

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    Re: headlights dimming

    Check it again under a load




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    Re: headlights dimming

    14.1 which is weird its higher without cap but lights dim very bad but voltage was at 13.6 with cap and no lights dimming




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    Re: headlights dimming

    you may just want to live with the cap




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    Re: headlights dimming

    or add a secondary battery/powercell. Even something small like an HC600..



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    Re: headlights dimming

    Headlight delete?



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    Re: headlights dimming

    Yeah who needs those. End up putting factory bat back in 2400 won't hold a charge. Put factory back in is it a agm or lead acid can't find and thing on it.




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    Re: headlights dimming

    Quote Originally Posted by kirby mane View Post
    Yeah who needs those. End up putting factory bat back in 2400 won't hold a charge. Put factory back in is it a agm or lead acid can't find and thing on it.
    Stock are always wet batts



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