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Questions about headlights, including main and dipped beams, dim-dip systems, etc

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2012 Cadillac cts low beam lights do not work

2012 Cadillac cts low beam lights do not work. High beam and daytime running lights work fine. I changed the bulbs and got the same results.
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Any pro tip to remove a fallen front marker bulb (inside headlight fixture)?

Was replacing the front left marker light on a 2012 VW Passat when the bulb just bumped off and fallen off the holder inside in headlight fixture. Any tips on how to remove the bulb from the fixture ...
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Flickering headlight

I own 2014 ford fusion SE with halogen (H7) headlights. There is a weird issue with drivers side lamp - sometimes it randomly flickers a bit and because of this reason bulbs go out fast. Bumpy road ...
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How can I brighten the illumination in front of the vehicle, if I'm forbidden from modifying the rental sedan? [closed]

Presume that the car rental agency forbids modifying rented sedans in any way. Then how can I acquire more frontal lumens, to illuminate the road more? It didn't work to place a flashlight on the ...
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Audi A3 S-LINE 1,4 replacement dipped headlight beam

The light has gone on my car, and I recently went to halford to buy a bulb, I typed by reg into their website and a list of bulbs where suggested. I selected this one and asked them to fit it: ...
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Why are dashboard lights sometimes delayed

After turning on the headlights during driving it sometimes takes a while for the dashboard and tail lights to come on. I tested the tail light fuse which was good. Noticed that when the dash and ...
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What are these reflector looking things?

I've recently got a new vehicle, and I noticed these plastic parts in the headlight cluster but not sure what they do, they look reflective but when I turned the headlights and indicators on but can't ...
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2003 Ford Focus headlight issue

I have a 2003 Ford Focus. The problem we are having is the high beams work with no problems BUT the low beams will come on at all. The fuses are ok & have been replaced. The bulbs have been ...
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How to figure out the light bulb part number?

I have done quite a bit of research and still can't figure it out, so I feel stupid about this. I have also failed to take out the particular bulb myself, so I can't see back of the bulb. I need to ...
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How to remove accent/side light on Ford Focus mk2 headlight unit

Need to know how to remove the side running light on the headlight unit, located in the top corner of the unit on a ford focus mk2.5 Any help is appreciated
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What part of the headlight is this called?

Hi there. There is a light bulb in the very top right hand corner of this light and I dont know what it would be called as it isn't classed as a headlight Any help would be appreciated
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what causes my headlamps to stop turning off automatically?

i have a 2004 Toyota Tundra. just recently the headlights would not turn off automatically when i turned off the key and opened the door.
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Where do I find the fusible link in my 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse V6?

The right headlight low beam circuit fails to provide power to the headlight; there was an intermittent short at the headlight connector between the ground and power leads. The relay is operational ...
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Low Beams Don't Turn on. Is My Relay the Issue?

I have a 2003 Toyota Camry, and the low beams do not work. However, the high beams do work. This is my diagnosis. I changed the low beam bulbs, and the low beams still don't work. I checked the 15A ...
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99 Escalade ambient light sensor location?

On the newer escalades/denali's the ambient light sensor is on the center dash. However I can not locate it on the 1999-2000 escalade/denali. I'm hesitant to take off the whole dash to see if its ...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6 headlights/interior lights failure

I changed my headlights (low/high/parking) to LED, didnt like though thay all worked. Then changed to Xenon HID Halogen, didnt like though they all worked. Change back to regular Halogen & now the ...
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Headlamp issue on buick

I have a 2006 Buick lacrosse, I was told that both headlights went out on the drivers side, low beams and high beams I removed the locking straps to headlight, changed the bulbs. Reinstalled the ...
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How to replace '05 Sentra headlight w/o opening the hood

My kiddo's car has a busted passenger highlight due to him rearing ending someone. This accident has caused us not be be able to open the hood. At this point I don't want to replace the hood, just ...
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2010 honda cr v. When you turn headlamps off they stay on

2010 honda cr v se the headlight stay on. And some times come on when parked.
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97 f 150 headlight problem

97 Ford f 150 Headlights High beams are low beams and low beams are high beams neither are very bright. Checked bulb in truck and it's a 9004 looked up what it calls for and it says 9007. Would this ...
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Headlamp Bulb for Porsche Boxster 986 2000

Are the bulbs for the main beam and dipped beam the same, as in one bulb does both or are they different? When searching online at a couple of bulb websites, specifying either main or dipped seems to ...
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How can I rent a car with (1) adaptive (2) HID/LED headlights? [closed]

My grandparents drive slowly at night, but they still prefer adaptive and HID/LED headlights, as these add-ons can only help and their SUV is fitted with them. Presume that the rental car companies' ...
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2004 honda civic low beams not working but high beams work

My low beams wont work but every other lights work fine. I changed my light switch column, tested the fuses and relay, still not working. Is there anything more to check besides the wiring? Thanks a ...
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Adaptive HID headlights not working after rain intake due to a crack in the housing from an impact. Can anything be salvaged or repaired?

I have a '13 Buick Lacrosse with a touring trim. It comes with adaptive HID headlights with a blue rings (whatever it is, it's very hard to find). There is a rather large crack in the polycarbonate ...
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Passenger Headlight Dim and high beams even more dim

I own a 2008 Kia Rio. My passenger side headlight was extremely dim. And when I turned the brights on that light was even dimmer. As a result, I assumed it was a burnt out bulb. I went and replaced ...
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My 2005 honda accord 2.4L low beam will not turn off

My 2005 Honda accord 2.4L low beam will not shut off. I tried to remove the battery cable for the whole night , but this didn't fix the issue. The light indicator on the dashboard will turn off by ...
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My car has bright headlights. How to prevent other drivers from flashing their brights at me?

I have a car with those very bright LED headlights. Often when I am driving at night, other drivers flash their brights at me because they believe I have left my brights on. Sometimes they get really ...
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How to communicate to other drivers that their headlight are blinding you?

I drive a lot by night, and multiple time per day I encounter car with high beam on or incorrectly set low beam. This a least annoying and at worst dangerous, as I am not able to see the road or to ...
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07 Kia Rio drivers side headlight only works on high beam

I have tested both bulbs on passenger side and high and low work great for both bulbs. High beam works on both sides, no low beam on drivers side. Is there any kind of separate fuse for either side of ...
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Philips headlight bulb Confusing power?

Just going throw the subject I have get tired of OEM bulb especially on highway road cannot see good and feel no safety So i decide to change to performance bulb and i found philips xtream vision ...
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LED's Headlights turning off and on

I recently purchased a pair of Zdatt H13 9008 LED headlights for my 08 Dodge Ram 3500. After they warm up 3-4 minutes they turn off and on repeatedly. What am I missing and how do I fix this problem? ...
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2008 Hyundai Elantra Cruise control turns off when headlights are turned on

In addition to cruise control turning off and not working when headlights are turned on, the right hi beam headlight does not work. The bulb looked okay and the fuse was okay. Where do I start?
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Low beam headlights don't work. High work. Can't find the problem

Car: 2012 Ford Focus The fuse location under the passenger compartment works - I tested. I don't know if it's the headlight relay, but my car manual does not show a location. Unless it's listed under ...
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My '06 Honda Civic headlights are malfunctioning

About a month ago I got a message on my dashboard notifying me that my Daytime Running Lights (DRL) were not working. A week later I noticed that both bulbs were broken inside the assembly. Now my ...
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Volvo V70 headlight is dim with a purple hue

My 2014 Volvo V70 D4 started having issues with the headlights. On the right side, the low beam (and also high beam, same device) are at perhaps 70% effect and have a noticeable purple tint. I also ...
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1992 Honda accord no headlights.

1992 Honda accord has no headlights. All fuses an relays are good . I've cleaned up all grounds I could find. Column stalks fine.But I've no current to both headlight fuse receptacles in fuse panel in ...
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Are SUVs' headlights brighter than sedans'? [duplicate]

It'd be too unproductive to check every SUV's headlights' lumens and compare it with every sedan's. I ask this for Canada and US.
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Cleaning inside of headlamp housing

my family owns a 2009 Maruti Suzuki Alto. Sometime back the RHS lamp exploded inside the housing, since then the housing became hazy, although the light output does not seems to be affected much, I ...
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Honda Jazz 2007 - One headlight not working when dipped. Same bulb for full beam is OK, other light for dipped is OK

I've recently come up against a problem where the RH headlight on my 2007 Honda Jazz does not work when dipped. It is not a blown bulb, since the same bulb is used for full beam, which works. I don'...
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Do matching (left/right) lights often burn out within a short time period of each other? If so, why?

A couple of weeks ago, the right headlight in my car burnt out, so I went to the garage and had it fixed. When I picked up my car, their salesnerd told me to watch my left headlight, for "once one ...
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Replacing HID Ballasts

I have an aftermarket HID kit in my VW GTI. The headlight on the driver side went out yesterday, and I took it to a VW service center with a replacement bulb (since the bumper has to come off to ...
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LED headlight set?

I have a question; my car is 2017 Hyundai Elantra. The output of halogen lights is not good on the highway. I really can't see the road and my car is new and under the dealer warranty. I decided ...
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Ideas on how to strobe existing signal lights

I am looking to create a hazard strobe light effect, similar to that on construction vehicles, by using the cars existing reverse and turn signal lights. I would to do this using Arduino. I am not ...
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Confusing headlight issue

I have a 2001 dodge caravan. Issue is when the van is turned on it has daytime running lights. Passenger side works driver side headlight does not. When you turn the lights on it switches. Driver side ...
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Holden Rodeo Headlights Randomly Stop Working and Come Good

My 2000 Holden Rodeo has started having issues with its headlights. Randomly the headlight will go out while driving or won't start when I turn them on. Have tried... shaking indicator stalk rapidly ...
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Sylvania 9005 HB3 12V 60W, I want to know the 60W is for 1 pair or just only 1 bulb?

I plan to buy a new LED headlight for my car. My car original High Beam bulb is Sylvania 9005 HB3 12V 60W ,but I confuse that the 60W is for per bulb or 1 pair? If 1 pair it's mean that 1 bulb is 30W?...
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Car won't start, horn won't honk, headlights won't come on, what could cause this?

Vehicle: 2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L FI DOHC 4cyl Symptoms Car wouldn't start today. In the past had occasionally had it hiccup before starting but that was the only indicator of problems. No ...
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2005 Prius Dashboard lights won't come on when headlights are on

Help! My 2005 Prius which has about 70K miles started having issues 2 nights ago- the dashboard display turns off when I turn the headlights on at night to drive... but I need the headlights on at ...
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Best way to tint headlights/taillights

I am considering tinting my tail lights, and possibly my headlights, and am looking for tips, and different options. I don't want them blacked out like most tint jobs you see online, but merely ...
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How to switch to mercury-free Xenon HID bulbs?

The vehicle is a Volvo XC90 year 2003, from UK. It uses Xenon HID headlamps, with D1S bulbs, which use a small amount of mercury. I would like to switch to mercury-free bulbs, like D3S or similar, ...