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How to Use Car Headlights
Headlights are not only an important safety component on your vehicle, but also a feature that...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Headlight Switch
If the high beams, daytime running lights, or headlamps are not working consistently, you may need to replace the headlight switch.
How to Install Offroad Lights on Your Vehicle
When you’re pounding through backcountry trails after the sun goes down, you need more than just your headlights to illuminate the road ahead of you. Offroad lights...
How to Replace a Headlight That Has Burned Out
From time to time, some parts on your car may need to be replaced, and that includes the bulbs in the headlights. While you may...
How Long Does a Headlight Bulb Last?
With all of the different relays that are on a car, it can feel like a full-time job keeping up with them all. One of the most important safety features that a...
How Long Does a Headlight Closure Relay Last?
With all of the different relays that are on a car, it can feel like a full-time job keeping up with them all. One of the most important safety features that...
How to Clean and Restore Headlights
Even owners who regularly clean and maintain their vehicles are not immune to wear on their headlights. As the vast majority of headlights are made of plastic, they require...
How Long Does a Headlamp Dimmer Switch Last?
Most drivers neglect to realize just how many systems have to work together to make driving at night possible. Among the most important things that you will have to possess when...
Car Hacks That Will Change Your Life
Simplify your drive with these car hacks: use a shoe as a cupholder, put a stocking on a windshield wiper, and prevent door dings with pool noodles.
How to Add Headlight Covers
A current trend in the automotive industry is to blackout a vehicle. That includes tinting the windows dark, installing black nameplates and emblems, black rims, and black tinted light...
How to Adjust Your Headlights
If you have ever cursed an oncoming driver because their lights were blinding you, or...
How to Clean Headlight Covers
Car headlight covers get dirty with time and use. Cleaning car headlight covers can make your headlights brighter and easier to see for safer driving.
What Does the Adaptive Lighting Indicator Warning Light Mean?
The adaptive lighting warning light means there is an issue with the automatic function for the front car headlights, which could be caused by dirt.
How to Use Your Car Lights to Stay Safe and Legal
s various lights in appropriate situations, makes driving safer for you, your passengers, and other drivers. In addition...
How Long Does a Headlight Door Motor Last?
Making sure that all of the systems on a car stay in good shape is not an easy job. There are a number of systems on a car that are built to ensure that you stay safe while...
What Do the Headlight Indicators Mean?
Headlight indicators help you know if your headlights, taillights, and high beams are on for your car.
How Headlights Are Tested and How Yours Can Be Improved
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), about half of fatal roadway crashes happen in the dark, with about a quarter of...
How to Replace the Headlights on a Toyota Prius
Your headlights are one of the most important safety components for your car. A broken headlight bulb can endanger yourself and others on the road.
How to Replace a Headlight Closure Relay
Your headlights depend on the headlight relay located in your vehicle’s fuse box. Occasionally these relays need to be replaced.

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All my light work when truck off start truck all lights work except headlights go out
If the headlights are working intermittently (i.e., turn off after you start the truck), there is a loose connection, faulty relay or switch, or other electrical problem in the headlight circuit. When the problem occurs, you can find the fault...
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2009 Bmw 650i left driver side fog lamp and low beam malfunction...already replaced bulb but light not on in the headlamp
If the headlight circuit uses a ballast, or other control circuitry, the output of the circuit should be tested. If power to the bulb is verified, and is within the Factory Service Manual specification, then the bulb is defective. If...
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Broken headlights
You will need to supply more information on the problem you are having to give an answer. The headlights if broken physically then will need to be replaced. If you have headlights that do not come on when switch is...
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Why are my headlights not getting as bright as they should be.
Hello. The most common reasons why headlights don't get bright enough are that they either a lack of voltage in the circuit, the wrong size bulb, or the lens of the headlight is oxidized or faded. If this occurred right...
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Automatic Light switch refuses to dim lights although I replaced it with new unit
Ken: If by "dim" you mean "turn off", there is a light sensor in the circuit which, if malfunctioning, would cause the problem you are describing. If the light sensor is not the issue, obviously the circuit is powered when...
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No crank problem. turn key nothing happens. dash light fuse and door lock fuse blown. new battery, good connection.
Hello, thank you for writing in. LED headlights are supposed to run a lighter load on the electrical system, and they should not harm fuses or the vehicle when installed properly. Due to the age of the vehicle, you may...
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Got my fuses checked and my headlights still don't work but high beams do what else could it be
It is possible both bulbs are burned out. The filament in each bulb should be tested with an ohmmeter. The bulbs can also be powered off the car to see if the filaments work but be wary of short circuits...
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how to tell if your car have dual climate control?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Conversion kits for the headlights can be purchased and installed. It involves hooking up a photocell to indicate to the switch when there is a need for headlights. From there you have to replace...
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I have a dodge dart 2013 My head lights stop working. When I unlock the car the head lights come on for 1min . And my high beams w
If you are referring to the low beams, the reason the lights could work with the remote but not with the headlight switch is because those two circuits (circuit commanded by the remote versus the circuit containing the switch) operate...
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One headlight working - changed the bulb and it didnt work
Hello, thank you for writing in. Several issues will cause faults with the bulbs. If the dim fog light and broken headlight are on the same side, this is a good indicator that there is an electrical wiring issue. Essentially,...
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Trying to alter the headlights off option to be longer than 20 seconds.
Unless you have the lighting control module accessed using the factory scan tester WDS or equal to set the exit light timer to your liking. Some modules did not give options and the 20 seconds is the only option. You...
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low beams keep going out
You may have a low voltage condition getting to the low beam circuit of the headlights and causing them to burn out early. Check the low beam relay to see if it is giving battery voltage at each headlight socket...
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Does my 2014 Mercedes CLA250 need a new headlight assembly?
Your vehicle has high intensity discharge (HID) headlamps. The headlamp control module is used to control the lights. Looking at the repair information for your vehicle, it looks like the module bolts to the bottom of the headlamp assembly and...
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Driver side D1R headlight not working even after replacing bulb.
You will need to most likely need to replace the ballast for the light that is not working and should also check connections for any heat related damage and replace connector along with the ballast.
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no high beams
You should first have the charging system checked to make sure it is not overcharging since these alternators are known to have this problem. If an overvoltage condition is present it could have blown the high beam circuit inside bulb....
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2007 ford f 150 high beams work but when switched to low beams passenger side doesn't work
You need to check fuse numbers 23 and 25 in the fuse box inside right kick panel for a blown fuse and power to fuses with headlights on? If fuse is bad then replace and see if light now works?...
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Both headlights went out (not at the same time) for 2013 Cadillac ATS. Checked fuses looked ok. Could both halogens go out at arou
If the bulbs are both the same age, it would not be exceptional for them to fail at around the same time. A standard halogen headlight bulb could operate as long as 1,000 hours or so. A long life bulb...
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I am trying to fix my headlight but there is left over aluminum stuck in the connector. Will that cause a fire?
If there are left over pieces of broken metal material left in the connector, these may cause a short if they contact any other metal surface. If this is not the case, you may be okay but it would be...
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Running really rough, not starting usually. Battery light came on. Car overheated. Headlights turn off when I put the high beams on.
Hi there. With the information given, it sounds like you accidentally put 3 bottles of Gas Heet (water / antifreeze remover) into the gas tank. There is to be only 1 bottle of Gas Heet to a full fuel tank...
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I can't locate the headlight relay for my 1992 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L type W.
Hi there. Check under the dashboard around the mounting surface for the steering column and you will see a fuse box. In that fuse box you will find the flasher and a relay. The relay is for the high and...

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