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Old 12-12-2011   #1
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Grande Punto headlight problem

I got in to my 07 1.9 Grande Punto today, and the headlights wouldn't turn on. After a few minutes they came to life but everytime i indicated, the headlights turned off.

Has anyone experienced, lighting issues.

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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

Everytime you indicated, the whole and both headlights switched off?
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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

Both headlights turned off. They came back to life by flashing the full beams.
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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

I had this problem I had to get a new light and indicator stalk. Every time I turned the lights on nothing then they came on after a few seconds of waiting. And indicating they dip off and on. Fiat sorted it under warranty in my case.
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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

Thanks woodstien! My warranty is a distant memory. Looks like an ebay job. The punto has been a good car, 108k on the clock. Still going strong (as long as it's not dark!)
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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

Good luck with the repair. How hard can it be haha. I agree I've not really had problems with mine other than what your experiencing. Been a brilliant car.
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Thanks woodstien! My warranty is a distant memory. Looks like an ebay job. The punto has been a good car, 108k on the clock. Still going strong (as long as it's not dark!)
A lot of mileage!
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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

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A lot of mileage!
It's only 25k a year, not too bad for a derv.

I saw an 06 plate astra vxr on ebay recently that had 220k motorway miles :O
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It's only 25k a year, not too bad for a derv.

I saw an 06 plate astra vxr on ebay recently that had 220k motorway miles :O
That must have been worth about 2 pence....
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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

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It's only 25k a year, not too bad for a derv.

I saw an 06 plate astra vxr on ebay recently that had 220k motorway miles :O
Surprised the **** gearbox lasted that long.
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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

think how much fuel a vxr would have drunk in that time! If it gave 30mpg that would be 33366 litres or over 44k pounds worth at todays prices.
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Re: Grande Punto headlight problem

It would have probably been a sales car, 40p miles for first 10k, then less after, think its about 12p? work that out, should pay for the car....

50k @ 40p a mile (over the 5 years?) and 170k @ 25p a mile, 5p carrying passengers as well lol.

50k = 20,000 and 170k = 42,500 unless I have my maths completely wrong, which is a possibility.... (50,000*0.4 and 170,000*0.25)
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