Just a quick update...I hope somebody here has been through this before and has some input. I pulled out all four fuses, and removed the headlights. Then I checked for current in the headlamp sockets..totally expect to see nothing...this is what I found:
This is with all four headlamp fuses removed from the fuse box, and the ignition in the run position. I have been following the wires to try to locate a short, but so far no luck. The high beam indicator lamp on the dash turns on when the headlight switch is in any position other than off, regardless of what state the high beam switch is actually in. I did check the fuse box to make sure the fuses I pulled were indeed the headlight fuses, and did not see anything to indicate otherwise. Passenger side low beam = no current at all times Passenger side high beam = no current at all times Driver side low beam = no current at all times Drive side high beam = no current when switch is off, approx 8v current when parking lamps are on, approx 12v current when headlamps on The fact that there's current in that wire (it's the white one)has me stumped, I cannot find any source for it..obviously it's there somewhere, I just need to keep looking till I find it. Next thing i'm going to do is follow the blue/white wire for the high-beam indicator, and see if the short is there back-feeding through the fusebox.
One day I thought I was being too hard on myself...then I thought, "Damn, that's stupid!"