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Old 01-14-2013, 03:17 PM
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Default 2000 S40 Low Beams

I have a 2000 S40 - the low beams wont work, but the high beams work. I have checked the fuses (both of them) under the hood (10amp).

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Bulbs burnt out? Not trying to be funny. Stranger things have happened.
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:54 AM
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Angry low beams

the whole story is that the passenger side went out first - put in a new H7 bulb - would not work. I ended up wiring the passenger bulb to the drivers side bulb so they would both work.

Now they are both out. fuses still good. Im going to start trying with a multimeter to hunt dont the circuit issue

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Old 01-19-2013, 03:10 PM
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possible bulb connectors, mine burnt out at black earth wire,replaced connectors trouble gone bulb ok
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Old 01-20-2013, 08:13 AM
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Default Sockets

I cut the sockets off ( the plastic was starting to crack and was very weak) and wired the bulbs direct.

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Do you mean that you ran a jumper wire from the working light to the non-operable one? If so....is it still working?
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:08 PM
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I just had this exact problem with my 2000 S40. Right headlight out a couple years ago, and the other night both dead. I had already wired the right to the left and changed bulbs. It ended up being the CEM - Central Electronic Module. It's located under the dash and fairly easy to change yourself. Not so cheap, got a used one for $250.
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:24 PM
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Good to hear a solution. Thanks for posting the info.
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:52 PM
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The CEM has one relay for each low beam headlight...12 VDC, 15 Amp, 240 Watts SPDT, (single pole, double throw) connected to the CEM circuit board. A few owners have reported de-soldering the bad relays, and soldering in the 5 pin replacement that costs @ $1.50 on the internet. Also, some reported success and some reported problems with used CEM's purchased on eBay. MAke sure that you look at your CEM number to procure a matching one. Apparently this is a common problem accross all recent Volvos when the bulbs/fuses are good, but there is still a headlight fail. I am working on identifying the relay.
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I am working on identifying the relay.
Any luck?

EDIT: Found more info: http://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showth...ight=headlight

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