Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Landscaping & Lawn Care > Tractors & Mowers

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-16-2013, 07:08 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,759
Rewards Points: 1,032
Default

4000 series Deere auxiliary lights


Odds probably aren't the best, but you don't know if you don't ask. I have a 4000 series John Deere that I installed a set of OEM auxiliary light on, about 5-6 years ago I'd guess'; one forward and one rearward, on each side of the ROPS. They plug into the harness under the seat, and have worked perfectly, until yesterday. Probably 150-200 hours on it again this past year, mostly while the weather was at least mild, so here we are with a foot of snow on the gound, and something like 10 degrees, and yesterday morning, at 5 AM, one of the lights doesn't work. I'm sure it's just a bulb, but does anyone know how the enclosure comes apart? I have the original paperwork in my file, but it doesn't show how to remove the lens, and, at about 0 now, I'm not too crazy about prying on anything that I might later regret. I can give the dealer a call tomorrow, but thought that someone here might know. Thank you.

DexterII is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2013, 07:50 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,759
Rewards Points: 1,032
Default

4000 series Deere auxiliary lights


Scratch that. Chalk it up to scratchy, fogged up trifocals and a premature desire to get out of the cold. Found a screw on the side that let me into the housing, which holds a twist type halogen bulb, similar to modern automobile headlamps. Bulb looks fine, take it out, check the socket, no power, trace the wire back, and there it is; a disconnected connector under the seat. Wipe it off, press it back together, and we have daylight again! Darkness isn't as bad with an all white background, but a 7-1/2' blade is going to make a nice dent in anything that you can't see, so much better now! Now it's time to watch my beloved Lions fall gracefully into a solid second place in their division.

DexterII is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lights on one circuit flicker now after tripping breaker shootmenow Electrical 8 04-13-2013 10:44 PM
Connecting series of lights rockee Electrical 6 08-19-2008 05:51 PM
undercabinet puck lights ccalmonte Electrical 7 08-05-2008 08:25 PM
Adding can lights to an existing circuit TexasEd Electrical 1 06-17-2008 07:23 PM
Pot lights in a drop ceiling Howdy Electrical 3 03-14-2008 08:23 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.