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Whelen Strobe Hideaway Problem

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by wolfmobile8, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. wolfmobile8

    wolfmobile8 Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    I have a 6 head Whelen 90 watt hideaway kit that i had put in my truck last winter. My buddy did it and all neat job. My problem is when im plowing they will work for a couple hrs then it's like they are still working but they don't have the flashing juice they usally should have then they just stop working for hrs then will do the same thing all over again. I was wondering if i send the power pack to whelen for a new one and try that? Any help would be great thanks
  2. It has water in the plugs. Does it work fine when it's dry out
  3. gtmustang00

    gtmustang00 Senior Member
    from Berlin
    Messages: 752

    Cut all the plugs out at the light heads then solder and heat shrink.
  4. wolfmobile8

    wolfmobile8 Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    Yes they work fine dry my brothers are weird to they don't work when he hooks his plow up but when it's not hooked up they work fine.
  5. tjctransport

    tjctransport PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    as said, wet plugs or shorted wires.
  6. Strobesnmore

    Strobesnmore Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    Clean all the plugs where the tubes plug in and coat both sides with dielectric grease before plugging them back in. Also check your power and especially your ground to be sure it has good contact. Make sure the area you are grounding to is solid.
  7. wolfmobile8

    wolfmobile8 Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    Ok i will try that. The kit actually came from you and got some other lights from you always great service.