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No problem. I have a scheudle which allows me to keep off the road after dark. Replaced the load reduction relay, position 8 on the fuse/relay panel. I have the Robert Bentley Volkswagen Official Repair Manual , and am using the diagram on page 97.102 as reference.
Lights worked for a while today, then died shortly after starting up again after a brief stop.
Sounds good. I'll get on the hunt in the morning, and let you know what I find.
You were spot-on with the advice. Most of the ground connections are on either of two multiple-tab terminals secured to the body adjacent to the fuse/relay panel. Started to wiggle each tab until the lights came on, then went around again removing each male connector to confirm I had the right one. Once I found the right one, I took off the male connector to examine, and it looked a bit rusty and the wires appeared as if they had been subject to heat. Found that where most of the ground connections were single wire to single ground tab, the offending one had two ground wires terminating in a single male connector, which also was hot to the touch, unlike any of the others. Split the wires and put on two new male connectors and reconnected. No discernable heat, and the lights work great. Many thanks!!