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I have been noticing at night when my headlights are on that they will intermittently flicker??? It is very suttle and I am guessing it is happening when the fan kicks in or some sort of power fluctuation...

Anyone else know what the heck I am talking about! Not a major concern but if I am noticing it, wonder if oncoming traffic sees the same.
 

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gopilot said:
I have been noticing at night when my headlights are on that they will intermittently flicker??? It is very suttle and I am guessing it is happening when the fan kicks in or some sort of power fluctuation...
Honda charging systems shut completly off as a fuel saving technique. When it is on the voltage is about 14V and when it is off it drops to about 12.

This causes a slight dimming on the headlighs.
 

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i've notice this too. it happens when i hear a fan turn on, or maybe its the a/c kicking in. its like it doesnt have enough juice so the lights dim for a bit. :confused:
 

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iivtecracerii said:
i've notice this too. it happens when i hear a fan turn on, or maybe its the a/c kicking in. its like it doesnt have enough juice so the lights dim for a bit. :confused:
Just thought of something.

When the fan comes on and the charging system is off the lights will dim. This extra load probably kicks on the charging system so they immediately brighten.

All this is seen as "flicker"
 

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ahh...i see.

buen trabajo! :29:
 

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Thanks Njay, great info:D
 

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Mine not only flickers, they turn of for half a second and when the come back on, the abs and brake lights (on e dash board) turn on for a second pr two, i've had the suv for 2 months, im hating it too much, any recomendations pn this issue?
 
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