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Headlight is not working Inspection Service

It’s common for one headlight to quit working on one setting, either high beam or low. That’s often a sign that the bulb is burnt out. But if one or both headlights go out completely, then it’s likely there’s a problem with the headlight relay, the fuse, the module, the headlight switch, the dimmer switch, or even a wiring fault.

Common reasons for this to happen:

  • Bulbs are burnt
  • Fuses are blown
  • Bad relay
  • Bad ground from the light
  • Bad headlight switch
  • Faulty sockets

What to expect:

A top-rated mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to determine the cause of the nonworking headlight, and will then provide a detailed inspection report that includes the scope and cost of the necessary repairs.

How it's done:

The first step for the mechanic will be to check the fuse. If it’s blown, the mechanic will replace it and see what happens. If it isn’t blown, but the lights are still out, the technician will check for power at the fuse with a voltmeter or test light. If there's no power, there’s a problem in the wiring that will need to be tracked down. If there is power, the next step is to check the lighting relay.

If the relay rattles when shaken, it’s probably bad, but the mechanic will test it thoroughly. If it’s still good, then the technician will likely turn attention to the light switch itself. These items experience thousands of on-off actions throughout the car’s life, and some eventually succumb to wear.

How important is this service?

A nonworking headlight presents a safety risk. Book a mechanic to perform a thorough inspection as soon as possible.

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Mark

21 years of experience
60 reviews
Mark
21 years of experience
I cannot say enough how great my experience was with Mark. He very professional, kind and patient. He was able to explain to me what was going on with my vehicle in simple terms and gave good solid advice on how plan for my future mechanical needs. His a great representative for Yourmechanic.com. Thank you again Mark.
2011 BUICK REGAL - LIGHTS (HEADLAMPS/BEAMS/BRAKES) - NEW PORT RICHEY, FLORIDA

Tony

12 years of experience
269 reviews
Tony
12 years of experience
Tony came and fixed my issue with no problem he was polite and professional.....he also inspected my vehicle for for futher repairs...enjoyed talking with him and would use him again.....thanks!
2011 DODGE NITRO - LIGHTS (HEADLAMPS/BEAMS/BRAKES) - ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Chris

15 years of experience
109 reviews
Chris
15 years of experience
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG - LIGHTS (HEADLAMPS/BEAMS/BRAKES) - FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA

Jose

14 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
14 years of experience
After looking at my vehicle, Jose explained the problem and showed me how I could save money and fix it myself. He also gave me suggestions on where to look to get to get the parts I needed. I really valued his recommendations and he was spot on about pricing from different locations (e.g., dealership, Amazon, other). I was able to find the parts I needed and it was easy to do myself. I truly appreciated him coming to look at my car on a Friday evening, especially since it was dark and drizzling.
2003 DODGE DURANGO - LIGHTS (HEADLAMPS/BEAMS/BRAKES) - BEAVERTON, OREGON

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