Headlights/battery drain problems

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  1. 97madness

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    Sooo, I installed some LED bulbs with resistors. They were good, then out of no where my High Beam Indicator on the dash was on very faintly when the truck was off. Figured it was the bulbs/resistors. Put my old bulbs back in, and some reason I am still getting draw from somewhere killing the battery. When I put the battery charger on it, the High Beam Indicator comes on, on the dash along with the headlights. From what i've barely been able to find on the internet, since the fuses seem ok, it could be a relay or the switch on the steering column. Battery was purchased less than a year ago, and of course wanting to drive the truck I can't be messing with a dead battery after a 14 hour shift at work. Any one have any input?
     
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    Trying pulling the high beam relay out and see what happens.
     
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    I'll do that and see what happens. Finally got a 2 day weekend to look at it.
     
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    Looks like that may have been the problem, and is fixed, thanks!
     
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    @97madness

    Awesome !
    Glad you were able to dig in and find it.
     
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    Me too. I was expecting a head ache!
     
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