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Car headlight has low beam problem
Hello. Depending on the type of head lamp system your car has, this could be as simple as a burned out head lamp bulb. If you have a standard halogen headlamp, it is probably just a burned out bulb. Now...
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Low beam headlight not working on passenger's side
Hello. Most of the time this occurs when there is a connection issue at the fuse box or there is a wiring issue. I would typically follow the wiring back to the fuse box to test it there. If there...
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Driver's side low beam light is dim, even after replacing the bulb.
Did you see any corrosion or a broken connector on the dimmer side? Corrosion can build up in the circuit and rod the bulb of voltage causing a dim light. A technician with access to a wiring diagram can trace...
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I turn my high beam headlights on and both headlights go out.
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Nissan Frontier. The only way to tell if it is the light bulbs or the switch is to check for power to the bulbs when you switch to high beam. Most of the...
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Xenon low beam not working
Hello. There is likely an electrical fault on the vehicle side of the wiring harness. Blow fuses or broken wires can plague any electrical system. I recommend having an experienced technician inspect the circuitry concerning the vehicle exterior lighting system....
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My low beam headlights will not work how can I fix this?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. If the headlamps are not coming on at all, then you may have an issue with the control circuit. The controls for these lights come from the body control module. It is common for...
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Front low beams out
You may have a problem with your headlamp switch, or with the wiring. YourMechanic can send a certified technician out to the location of your Civic for a diagnostic inspection of your car's light system, and recommend the best path...
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Front low-beam headlight repair requires whole light assembly replacement
Hello. For your 2009 Saturn Outlook, there is an aftermarket part called a pigtail connector that can be spliced into the existing wiring fairly easily. You may be able to find instructions on the internet that would be able to...
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my drivers side low beam is not working
The connector for the head light bulbs should be checked to see if it has any brown heat damage. If it does, then it will need to be replaced with a new connector from the GM dealer. Make sure you...
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Headlights replacement
Hello. In order to properly replace the headlights, the front bumper must be removed. Several of the bolts are hidden behind the bumper, so in order to fully remove it, this must be removed also. If you want to have...
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Dim high beams; low beams only shine 60-70 feet
With this being a new 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, if the mileage is still low enough to be under the manufacturer's warranty you may want to have the dealership look at it to make sure there is not an issue...
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High and low beams not working
Jeeps are known for having headlight switch issues. If fuses and relays are good, the headlight switch is the most likely culprit. If you need help with getting this fixed, consider YourMechanic, as a certified technician can diagnose the issue...
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Headlight malfunction
Hi, it is likely that you simply have a blown headlight on your 2009 Chevrolet Spark. There are low beam light bulbs and high beam light bulbs on your vehicle. Which bulb activates depends on the position of the headlight...
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Headlights don't work on low beam
Hello. Other than what you've already checked on your 2002 Dodge Ram 1500, there are only a few things that could cause the issue you're having. A faulty multifunction switch in the steering column, a faulty body control module under...
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2007 Mustang Low-Beam headlight on only one side only comes on for 10 seconds then go outs, however high beams work fine!?!?
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2007 Mustang. The low beam circuit is monitored by the the Smart Junction Box. It's the fuse box in the right kick panel. Basically what this means is if the resistance, or...
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i changed the left low beam bulb and it still wont work. is there a fuse that i should try changing?
The headlights on the vehicle are HID or high intensity discharge lights and use a different wiring set up from traditional lighting used for years. Your left and right lights are powered by separate power circuits to keep from overheating...
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I want to replace my stock low beam bulbs to Hids. My question is if my vehicle has two seperate bulbs? or one bulb?
Hello, for your 2016 Chevrolet Malibu there are 2 separate bulbs. Converting the daytime running lights to LEDs, and converting the high-beams to HID is pretty popular. HID light bulb/igniter assemblies can be purchased without having to replace the whole...
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The headlights malfunction
The bulbs are xenon type bulbs and they will fade away before they burn out. My suggestion would be to replace both headlight bulbs. This way you do not change one and the other burns out in a few weeks....
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Passenger side low beam won't work
Hello and thank you for your question. Check the harness to the light bulb and make sure that there is no broken wires. Find the fuse for the head lights and check them with a test light. Check it with...
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My car is experiencing intermittent low beam headlight malfunction
The headlights on this vehicle are controlled by a multiplex integrated control unit (MICU) located under the left side of the dash on fuse panel. The MICU contains all the headlight controls inside as an assembly and the low beam...

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