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How Long Does a Console Light Bulb Last?
The console light bulb is located in the center console of your vehicle. When you open the console, the bulb illuminates to help you find items that are stored in the...
How Long Does a Courtesy Light Bulb Switch Last?
The courtesy light bulb switch controls the courtesy light. When you open and close the doors of the vehicle, the courtesy light comes on to allow you to see better....
How Long Does a Courtesy Light Bulb Last?
The courtesy light bulb is also called a dome light and is located on the ceiling in your vehicle. It is normally towards the front of the car and provides light...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Reverse Light Bulb
If your car's reverse lights don't illuminate or are dimming, it may be time to replace the reverse light bulbs.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Tail Lamp Bulb
Common signs include the tail lights not working when the headlight switch is activated and the brake light not working when brakes are applied.
How Long Does a Tail Lamp Bulb Last?
All vehicles are required by law to have operating tail and brake lights. Your tail lights may be the same bulb as your brake lights (a dual filament setup) or they...
How Long Does a Fog/Driving Light Bulb Last?
Fog lights are a wonderful thing and are often underestimated. They can make driving in poor nighttime conditions much easier and safer thanks to the wide, flat beam of light they...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fog/Driving Light Bulb
If your fog lights are dim, flickering, or not turning on, it may be time to replace the fog light bulbs.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing License Plate Light
If the license plate light is flickering, is foggy, or does not produce light at all, you may have to replace it.
How to Replace a Console Shift Indicator Bulb
Console shift indicator bulbs allow you to view your gears in the dark. This bulb can either last the life of the car or break unexpectedly.
How to Replace a License Plate Bulb
The license plate lamps are designed to illuminate the plate and registration tags on your vehicle and make it easily visible to law enforcement. In many states, a burnt...
What Does the Bulb Failure (Exterior Light Fault, License Plate Bulb, Brake Light Bulb) Warning Light Mean?
The bulb failure light turns on when any exterior light on your car isn't working. It's important to fix this so others can see your car's position.
How to Replace a Turn Signal Bulb
Replace burned-out turn signal bulbs quickly to drive safely and legally.
How to Replace the Courtesy Light Bulb on Most Vehicles
Courtesy light bulbs may not be working if the car is dark when the door is open. Dome lights need a bulb or an entire assembly replaced if broken.
How to Replace a Tail Light on SUVs, Vans, and Hatchbacks
Tail lights are vital for safety on the road. Over time, a tail light may burn out and require you to replace a bulb or the whole assembly.
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 License Plate Light
When a license plate light bulb goes out, it may be illegal in some states to drive in public. Here's a guide on how to replace it.

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Faulty brake lights in a Hyundai Getz
Hey there, thanks for writing in. If you have the center light working, then the brake switch is okay and you most likely have two bad bulbs in the lights. If you need help having this repaired, a certified pro...
I need help replacing stock headlights with Halo LED Projector HID headlights.
This is more of an aftermarket-type of repair. You are right about needing 2 more ballasts, and I recommend you get them from the same manufacturer as the kit you have. For this type of modification, consider visiting a local...
Trunk light out, but all else is fine
If the bulb is good, there is probably a loose connection in the bulb receptacle or wiring. You can use a test light or a volt ohmmeter to see if there is 12 volts at the bulb receptacle. One side...
Blinker light malfunction - 1998 Chevrolet Suburban 2500
Hello. Most of the time this is caused by a short in the combination switch. It shorts internally and allows this circuit to get power when it is not supposed to. I also have seen issues with the trailer wiring...
Headlights not working, ABS and brake lights illuminated - 1990 Dodge Dynasty
You have a failed ABS system for starters. There is a Recall (#96V099000) in place to repair this failure. Contact your dealer for repair arrangements. The headlight issue is likely the headlight relay, located up under your dash - access...
Brake light circuit warning light illuminated - 1998 BMW 323is
Sometimes, there is just enough corrosion on the end of the bulb to trigger this warning despite the bulbs illuminating correctly. Using some emory cloth or very fine sandpaper, rub the contact end of each of the brake bulbs to...
I am having directional light issues.
Hello. The exact issues weren't too clear. Are the lights coming on at all? Is only one light having problems or are both? One thing that you can do is turn on the left and then right turn signal, and...
Right turn signal doesn't flash - 2003 Dodge Sprinter 3500
You'll need to turn the signal on and go around to check all the exterior lights to see exactly which one is out. When one goes out, it will stop blinking like you are describing, or it will do the...
Turn signal comes off ocassionally - 2000 BMW 328Ci
Hello. It sounds like you have a problem with the turn signal switch or the socket that the turn signal bulb goes into. If there is a problem with the fuse, it usually causes a problem that is not intermittent,...
Brake/ tail lights
You have a short circuit (possibly to ground) in the wiring for the board OR a fault in another component on the same circuit that is allowing too much current to flow through your sensor board causing it to fail....
brake lights will not come on
If the center (high mount) light is out as well, it means that the circuit is "open" somewhere. There could also be a large voltage drop (i.e., high resistance) somewhere in the circuit that has caused the voltage to fall...
Driver side brake light won't work
If the bottom plug does not register any voltage to it, then the socket is bad. If after replacing the socket, this still does not work, then this is likely a result of bad brake light switch. If you would...
My dome light doesn't work - how can I diagnose/replace?
Hello, thank you for asking about your 2005 Nissan Altima. The body control module controls turning on the lights and supplies power to the lights' power saver mode. The body control module would need to be scanned and seek data...
Dashboard doesn't light up properly
Hello there, thanks for writing in. Sounds like you have a few things going on with your 1993 Porsche 968. If the rheostat is working properly, then there could be a few other faults. If just a few lights are...
Some lights don't work - 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Hello. Using a VOM check for voltage at the bulb receptacle. You will probably find that the circuit is "dead" at that point. You then have to trace the circuit to find out where it is open. You might have...
When headlights are on, turn signals do not work - 1979 Ford F-100
If the items share a common ground or power circuit, there could be a loose connection or a bit of corrosion in the shared circuits in the steering column. The cross contact from corrosion growing across circuits can cause similar...
Turn signals not flashing
Hi there, It's not very uncommon for both tail lights to fail at the same time. However, the water or condensation inside the tail lamp may indicate a larger problem. If you replace the light bulbs it could cause an...
Is the high beam a separate bulb from the low beams
No, the bulb will have two separate filaments in the same bulb. If you need help with a bulb replacement, a technician from YourMechanic can perform this service at your home or office.
how to replace a low beam headlight bulb
You will need to turn it counter-clockwise in order to remove the bulb from the housing. Next, you will remove the bulb from the socket by prying the clip slightly back to release the bulb from the socket. The new...
How do I fix the inner rear brake lights
Hello. If all of the lights are working then the bulbs need to be checked to make sure that they are the correct bulb numbers that the manufacturer specifies. The wrong bulbs will work but they will draw the wrong...

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