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    Main beam problem (adaptive xenons)

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    Mot picked up this fault. The main (high) beam has a fault on passenger side. The bulbs illuminate (they use the same light source as dipped beam) but the "flap" ? fails to lift to reveal the full main beam. I hardly use it but unfortunately this is an mot failure.
    Anyone had this problem before, know what has failed or possible solution without replacing whole unit, gratefully appreciated.
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    Have you scanned the car with vcds or the like as yet?

    Checked the wiring as its a seperate feed for the flap.

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    Got a problem with my drivers, sometime works fine. Other times its dipped but when i flick the steering it will come on???? Im now wondering if its a similar issue as yours
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    Quote Originally Posted by NHN View Post
    Have you scanned the car with vcds or the like as yet?

    Checked the wiring as its a seperate feed for the flap.
    Yes bud, local audi specialists ran vcds check via bluetooth with no faults. You mention a seperate electrical feed though (does this mean seperate plug) & I'm trying to sus wether it is a supply fault, or a motor failure (or other internal headlamp fault). These units are supposed to be pretty bulletproof (Re Audi mechanic) But i would think vcds would pick up a wiring/supply fault. Presently i'm trying to remove headlight assembly to connect using drivers side wiring (plug is just turned over) & believe partial bumper removal is req'd? This should tell me at least, if flap/motor/assembly is faulty or not. V expensive if so. Hoping to hear from xenonparts.com & any further info gratefully received. Other option is to leave car at garage along with my credit card & pin (sob).
    Audi A4 2.0T se 2oo5 low miles & vgc otherwise. Thanks again.

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    its a full bumper off job

 

 

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