Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Defective headlights

asked by on

While driving at night, my headlights occasionally quit and I have to use the high beams. Using my high beams can be dangerous to oncoming traffic. What should I do?

A: This vehicle may be under a recall for a he...

This vehicle may be under a recall for a headlight module replacement, due to the lights going off while driving. Contact a local dealer to check to see if your vehicle is under a headlight recall to replace the HDM. If you want a second opinion on this, feel free to reach out to a certified mechanic who can properly diagnose your headlights firsthand.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car runs hotter than normal on express way

Hello. If the car is running hot at higher speeds, then that typically means it has a clogged radiator or a thermostat that is not fully opening. It can also be caused by a slightly leaking head gasket. I usually...

Q: How much horsepower does my car have, and what is the correct tire pressure?

Hi there. According to the factory, your 2009 Jeep Wrangler with the 3.8L V-6 engine has 202 horsepower. The recommended tire pressure for your vehicle, assuming it's a Rubicon edition, would be 37 lbs of pressure on all four tires....

Q: Horn doesn't work

It seems you have three issues. Any issue with a seat belt will require it to be replaced (e.g., frayed webbing, inability to retract or buckle, etc.) It's too risky to attempt repairs with something that important. The broken horn...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...