Freightliner Headlights Go Off Twice At Night While Driving

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Larry T.'s Comment
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Was driving my 2022 Freightliner 130k miles at night. 40 mins into my trip my headlights went off twice in a fast sequence and then back on. It didn't completely freak me out since a car was coming at me, was more of what the heck was that about.

I can't remember if all lights went out or just the headlights. Anyone know what could have caused that?


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Rob T.'s Comment
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Does the button to on your steering wheel to kill your lights stick? One night i felt like a jerk killing my lights to let a driver know it was safe to come back over in a heavy rain. It ended up sticking and kept flashing him. I jumped on the radio and apologized, he got a good laugh out of it.

Same issue a few weeks later in a different truck except this time the interstate was busy so I had to pull over and remedy it.


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