Questions tagged [headlight]

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

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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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Headlight issue - keep turning off by themselves

So last night I was driving home and after about 10 seconds, my headlights just went out on their own. So I turn off the automatic lights and manually turn my headlights back on and they started ...
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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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2002 Chevrolet headlights problem

I installed HID headlights a while back, but I'm not sure if it's part of the problem. The low beams in my 2002 Chevrolet do not turn on correctly. Here's what's happening... On the Low Beam setting: ...
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Toyota Avalon 2006 headlight low beam height adjustment

Recently I replaced my headlight low beam Halogen bulbs with LED bulbs. But after driving for couple days I noticed that my lights are pointing too high. I am trying to understand what may cause an ...
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ford mondeo v6 st24

Just wondering if anyone can help as we have this Mondeo and all of a sudden all the ignition went and have no power at all. Any suggestions as to what it might be? All the fuses are fine and still ...
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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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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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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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2016 ford explorer signature LED headlight issues

My passenger headlight is out and the drivers stays on for good 10 min after the truck is turned off and it will blink several times. Also while driving the drivers light will change from daytime ...
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connecting led halo lights on 2006 accord

I am installing Spyder projector LED halo headlights on a 2006 Honda Accord. Following the install instructions I twisted together the two red wires and black wires respectively from the LED halo ...
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Reccomendations for non-HID LED headlight replacements?

I do a load of night driving during my commute, clocking 4 hours a day during the winter. I have been using the Sliverstar Ultra bulbs, but due to my night drives, I am blowing though a pair every 6 ...
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Dipped headlight near side won't turn on

I have a 2004 Opel corsa (right hand drive). The dipped/low beam headlight in the driver side has stopped working. My immediate guess was the bulb so I replaced it and it didn't work. The old bulb ...
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2007 Ford Territory headlight/taillights issue

Recently my 2007 Ford Territory's battery went dead. One week ago I had to be jump started. It was fine turning the ignition on throughout the next few days. The dash lights began intermittently ...
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Headlight troubleshooting, where do I start?

I have a 1991 F250. I was driving the other day and my foot bumped the switch for high beam/ low beam on the floor board, next to the parking brake and clutch pedal. I noticed, as my headlamp was ...
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Unexpected low-beam headlight design in 2012 Kia Rio Hatchback

I need to change the passenger-side low-beam headlight bulb for a 2012 Kia Rio Hatchback. After doing some Googling, it appears that most tutorials (such as this one) expect there to be a wire harness ...
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Motorcycle headlight only ‘working’ (flickering) with starter motor

Running into an issue with my 2009 Honda Hornet. The headlight does not work when the engine is turned on or off (both normal and high beam). Only when I’m starting the motor I see the headlight ...
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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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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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1998 Accord headlight

I have a 1998 Honda Accord. The driver's side high and low beam work but passenger side high and low beam does not work. I swapped out relays and checked the fuses no joy.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I have a 2008 chevy trailblazer that only has 1 low beam headlamp working sometimes none

I have put a new Hdm module in and replaced both low beam lights but intermittantly I will have either one driver side low beam or none last night I had none this morning even though I hadnt moved the ...
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Low beam is a lot brighter than high beam, why?

I recently changed the headlight of my 2004 Cagiva Raptor 125 and now i noticed that the low beam is a lot brighter than the high beam. The low beam seems normal but the high beam looks like it has ...
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Honda Fit 2007 Headlight problem

My low and high beam headlight don't turn on. I already checked the bulb and relay. The headlight switch handle is strong and when I pulled to me it doesn't return to his original place alone.
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe headlights only work on high beam

The lights only work when the high beam switch is pulled back and the lights will not work normally. The fuse is good but replaced anyway and the steering column switch was replaced but no change.
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High and low beams swapped after lens replacement (2006 Dodge RAM)

When I replaced my new lenses on my 2006 Dodge Ram 1500, the high and low beam got swapped. How could this happen? What did I do wrong? The plugs only can be plugged in one way.
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How to fix fog lights not working?

Hyundai Tucson 2013 GLS 4DR My fog lights are not working, and I don't remember them ever working, basically I never required them. I attempted a number of things, but nothing seems to work :( the ...
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Nissan Leaf: force "AUTO" headlights to be always on

I own a first-generation Nissan Leaf. Nissan LEAF - Headlights and Exterior Lights https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMe0Vfp9GLo If your vehicle is equipped with the auto light system, you can preset ...