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Headlights do not change from low to high beam Inspection Service

Some cars may differ, but most headlights have fuses for each individual headlamp. If your headlights are functional on the low-beam setting, but won’t switch to high beams, the first thing a mechanic will check is the fuse.

The second thing to check is the headlamp bulb. The mechanic can replace a high beam with a new bulb. If that doesn’t work, it’s most likely that the relay that switches the system to high-beam supply has failed.

If it isn’t bulb trouble or relay failure, the problem may reside in the light switch itself. To check that component, a multimeter and a wire-piercing probe are essential aids, and the mechanic will refer to your car’s wiring diagram. For steering column-mounted light switches, where wiring for the car’s airbag is also routed through the column, it may be necessary to remove the steering wheel to replace the switch.

Common reasons for this to happen:

  • Bulbs are burnt out
  • Dimmer switch is bad

What to expect:

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

How it's done:

To diagnose this issue, the mechanic will confirm that the headlight switch is receiving power from the battery, and then confirm output voltages to both low- and high-beam circuits.

How important is this service?

Headlights are a critical safety feature of any car. Book a mechanic to perform a thorough inspection as soon as possible.

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Mitchel

23 years of experience
233 reviews
Mitchel
23 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz E350 - Lights (Headlamps/beams/brakes) - Miami, Florida
Great service! On time, service performed quickly. Mitchell knows what he is doing and made me feel confident while he worked on my MB E350.
Mercedes-Benz ML350 - Lights (Headlamps/beams/brakes) - Miami, Florida
He is very professional and gives great advice and explains all of what he will do to the car. Will show you what’s wrong and explains to you what is to be done.

Augustine

11 years of experience
57 reviews
Augustine
11 years of experience
Toyota Sequoia - Lights (Headlamps/beams/brakes) - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Augustine was fantastic!! He found my problem and fixed it in a timely manner. Very excellent experience and i will use them anytime i have a problem!!!! Thank you !!

Pierre

8 years of experience
112 reviews
Pierre
8 years of experience
Scion xB - Lights (Headlamps/beams/brakes) - Randolph, Massachusetts
Pierre was very thorough, gave great explanations, did remarkable troubleshooting and solved the problem. I highly recommend him.

Justin

7 years of experience
367 reviews
Justin
7 years of experience
BMW X6 - Lights (Headlamps/beams/brakes) - Boynton Beach, Florida
Justin is always professional and knowledgeable. He has now worked on my car 4 times and he is the best.

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