Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: No low beam lights, 2000 Chevrolet Metro

asked by on

The low beams of my headlights don’t work. They only work as driving lights or high beams. I checked the fuses, put in new headlights and new relays. Then I put in a new driving light module when the driving lights disappeared. I still don’t have any low beams though. Do you have any idea what’s wrong here?

A: Hello. There could be a problem with the co...

Hello. There could be a problem with the combination switch not turning on the low beams headlight. The combination switch is what turns on the headlights and turns on the high beams. When this switch fails, headlight operation can be lost as well as the turn turn signals.

There could also be a problem with the sockets to the headlight bulbs or the wiring harness for the bulbs having a short in it. I would suggest that you have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, come and inspect your light systems, in order to have this properly corrected.

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・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: sub woofer popping in-out

Your issue sounds to me like a loose connection. I would recommend having your power, ground, and RCA wires checked to make sure they are connected properly and that no loose connectors exist. If the subwoofer itself were faulty it...

Q: Fan only works on highest speed. 2008 Volkswagen Passat

Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2008 Volkswagen Passat. If the blower motor resistor and connector are good, then the only other thing that can cause the problem is the blower control switch or connector. Check the resistor...

Q: Is there anything that I can use to temporarily grease my CV boot for a couple days until I can buy more grease?

Hello. I am sorry to hear of your situation with the CV joint and boot on your 1991 Metro and will try to help you now. Typically, once the boot rips, the grease inside will actually stay there for a...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.