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Author Topic: Of all the times for something to fail...  (Read 968 times)

Offline KingyMAK

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Of all the times for something to fail...
« on: December 12, 2017, 08:49:48 PM »
Itís a headlight bulb when itís 0 degrees, windy and spitting with rain.

I could of left it till tomorrow, yes, but it was the drivers side AND the passengers went off yesterday morning and was hoping for a little less wind for to do it today...

Bit the bullet and now suffering with chillblaines!  :(

Offline Mirez

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Re: Of all the times for something to fail...
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2017, 09:32:34 AM »
lol always the way! Its like punctures, you never get them on a warm sunny day, its got to be cold and raining.

A double failure that quickly is unusual though and could be the sign of a corroding ground point somewhere.
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Re: Of all the times for something to fail...
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2017, 04:37:23 PM »
December 18th 2004.

I remember it well! 2 Flat tyres, a headlight and cracked window caused by a scaffolding board on the M6. It was -4 and hailing / snowing so I feel your pain!!

 

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