Q: Low beam headlight not working on passenger's side

asked by on

The passenger's side headlight in my car neither turns on with the switch, nor does it give the same power reading as the driver's side headlight when tested with a voltmeter. There's still power to the high beams for both sides, just the low beam on the passenger's side does not work.

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 is battery voltage at the fuse but none leaving the fuse box then the box itself is bad. If you are going to get the car repaired, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come and inspect your headlight to determine what needs to be repaired.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Low beam headlight not working on passenger's side

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: Engine misfiring in a 2002 Pontiac Montana

A misfire could be caused by number of problems but since you are getting the p0204 and p0203 I believe that is is probably an injector that is causing the misfire. I would replace the injector for the number 3...

Q: P0134

Hi there, thanks for writing in. Code P0134 relates to the oxygen sensor -- something is wrong with this part. Normally the quick fix is just replacing the O2 sensor itself, however if this does not fix it, you may...

Q: My 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix makes a humming noise when the car is idling but if I turn the steering wheel a little it stops the noise.

Hi there. The humming sound could be the power steering control valve sticking. Check to see if the power steering oil level is correct. Top off the power steering fluid if its low. Also look at the fluid and see...

Related articles

How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
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...