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Questions tagged [headlight]

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

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Return of the Catz Zeta: boosting DC voltage in car [on hold]

Is there something like the Catz Zeta available currently? I'm looking for something that will boost the voltage supplied to my headlapms.
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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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What type of car has the brightest headlights? [closed]

I need a car with standard brighter headlights, as I usually drive somewhere that lacks streetlights and is dark most of the day (polar night). In pitch dark, I never drive over 20 km/h = 12.4 mph. ...
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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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On one headlight only high beam works , the other headlight works fine.

I just put new bulbs on my 04 TJ. Right light works fine, left only high beams. You think I got a bad bulb?
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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, ...
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How likely it is that low alternator voltage cause Xenon HID headlamps ballast to fail?

It seems that the alternator is producing a bit low voltage, about 13.4V max, while this should be over 14V AFAIK, undercharing the battery. The left Xenon HID headlamp ballast failed some time ago, ...
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my 1999 subaru forester headlights stopped working

I have a 1999 subaru forester, the headlights stopped working. I checked all fuses,relays,and replaced the switch.the headlights still will not work. I have tested bulbs and check all wiring at the ...
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laser headlights in BMW?

I heard they were making some laser headlights a while back but then I heard they were banned in the U.S is it still banned or are they used around now?
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Headlights want work 2005 Cadillac Deville DTS

My low beam headlights will not come on when I turn the switch. They only work in drive. I've replaced the turn switch, light switch, check the fuses, and installed new bulbs. Has anyone seen this ...
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Low beams work, High beams don't .

The car is a 2012 Tacoma pre-runner. I got in it last night and turned on the headlights. The low beams came on just fine, when I pushed the lever forward to engage the high beams, the low beams went ...
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Low beams do not work, high beams do

2007 Honda CRV, low beams do not work, but high beams do. I replaced both head lights 3 months ago due to one burning out. could it be the relay switch and how is it that I find it to change it out?
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Left DRL not working - High Beam Is (Honda Integra Type-S)

I have a 2005 Type-S and can't get the left DRL to work. I'm pretty sure these share the same bulb with the high-beam so it's strange that the high-beam works but the DRL doesn't. I replaced the bulb ...
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Royal Enfield Bullet Electra Headlight Replacement

I have a Royal-Enfield Bullet Electra 350 model 2017. The headlights are dim. Can I replace my motor cycle head lights with classic 350 head light? The Electra 350 uses 35/35 Watt bulbs but the ...
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Dim low beams on 2007 toyota camry bulbs brand new

I replaced the bulbs because they were dim but the new ones were no better I've cleaned the oxidation off new batter new alternator, when I'm in front of a car i can see my cars shadow and the bulbs ...
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Low beam headlight on 2004 Honda Accord

I am changing the low-beam headlight on a 2004 Honda Accord. The shop manual says to go in through the wheelwell, but removing the inner fender cover doesn't seem to provide enough access. Anyone ...
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2012 Volvo V60 D3 keeps blowing low beam lamps

I am in South Africa and have a V60 D3 Volvo. I keep on blowing the low beam bulbs. Replaced both in a pair with good quality bulbs (did not touch them during installation). At first they worked, ...
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Weird headlight issue!

I have a 1998 Honda Civic hatchback. So this is my issue: I turned on my lights... my driver side works but my passenger light is out. I hit switch for the high beam now the driver side headlight ...
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One headlight stuck in high beam mode + other electrical gremlins after head unit install

This is a 2002 Ford Mustang base model. One of my headlights is stuck on high beams the other is on low. When I turn my high beams on both are high. Not sure if this has anything to do with it but ...
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VW Golf - when do these side lamps turn on?

My 2015 VW Golf has the fancy lighting system with the pointable HID headlights (I leave it off; it really distracts me when the light beam doesn't point where the car's going). For quite a while I've ...
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2008 Toyota highlander blows a headlight every 3 months

I have been having a problem with my wife's 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. It is blowing headlamps every 3 or 4 months. Usually one at a time, so it is probably really 6 months of life per lamp ...
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How can I diagnose my headlight wiring issue? 2003 Honda civic si

So I was upgrading my HID lights to LED, but I had to change one of the socket wiring harnesses. I asked for my friends help with rewiring, because i wasnt sure which wires went where...so he looked ...
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Chevy el camino 1959 headlight problem

I'm Bram from the Netherlands. At home we have an 1959 Chevy El Camino. When we have the headlights on after a couple of minutes. The lights begin to turn off couple of minutes later on, and like that ...
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LED Headlight flickering

I just recently bought an LED headlight set for my 2010 Honda CRV LX. The LED headlights fit perfectly and function properly with low and high beams. The only problem I have is when my CRV is on and I ...
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Head light trouble

When I start the vehicle the left running light works but not the right, turn on the lights and the right low beam works but the left doesn't, turn on the high beams and the left works but the right ...
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Is this a headlamp housing or a headlight bracket?

I have a 2015 Ram 1500 Crew Cab Sport 4WD. Something on or near the driver side headlamp is broken: The dealership is quoting me $600 to fix this broken piece of plastic, so I want to search ...
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2005 Suzuki forenza model s.

While driving and using high beams, when you switch from high beam to low beam the low beam does not come on right away. The lights go out and slowly come back on in the Low Beam mode for two seconds ...
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Electrical lights stay on and headlights won't turn on

I have an 1996 nissan sentra and my headlights won't come on and the park lights,tail lights, stay on even when the car is off and key removed as well the fuses are good and there is no headlight ...
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left headlight takes some time to turn on

I have a 2008 Honda Accord. The last 3 or 4 times I've driven at night I've noticed something strange. When I first turn on the car only the right headlight turns on... but then after about a minute ...
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H4 headlight bulb failure mode

I've got a motorcycle that has a single H4 bulb in the headlight. I know that this is a dual filament bulb, and I've been trying to find out what happens when the bulb fails. Will I have no light at ...
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Madza3 2008 can't remove headlight wiring harness

I have a 2008 Madza3 and I'm trying to replace a low-beam bulb (passenger side). However, I can't get the wiring clip off of the bulb prongs. I've tried pulling hard and wiggling it all directions ...
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2001 Lincoln Towncar - Flickering Headlights, Battery Voltage Drop

My sister has a 2001 Lincoln Towncar that is exhibiting some electrical problems. My sister reported that the vehicle has stalled on her when it was first started and shifted it into drive and that ...
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One headlight doesn't work (high beams on both do) 1984 Mitsubishi Colt

1984 Mitsubishi Colt with left headlight out. I tried replacing it but the unit is sealed and it's going to be a mess around if I can even find another replacement light, let alone fix the current one....
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Headlight problem on 2013 silverado

Ok passenger low beam don't work put new headlight in and checked fuses brights work ?
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Why do i have running,turn,and flashers but no headlights?

My 1994 grand cherokee has running lights ,turn signals, and flashers,but no headlights,high or low beam. ive replaced the relays in the distribution block checked all fuses. What am i missing or ...
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1993 nissan hardbody headlight prob

My 1993 Nisssan hardbody pickup has headlight problem. Low beam works on one side and when i switch to high beams, the other side light works. I put in two new sealed beam lamps and same problem.. ...
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2011 GMC Sierra 1500 low beams not working

The low beams on my 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 are not working. My high beams work in both switch positions. What is the simplest and cheapest way to fix this problem?
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Installing new headlights on Audi A6 C6 '05

I have a C6 4F2 from 2005 (Sedan) and I'd like to (retro) fit new headlights. Currently I have the non-xenon version without daytime running lights and as far as I know, no automatic height ...