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

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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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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 ...
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should I add a relay for headlight bulb

I own a suzuki gixxer. The stock configuration of headlight is 12V 35/35W. Now I've upgraded it to philips extreme vision which is 12V 60/55W. Since the new bulb are 2x watts of stock configuration ...
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both low and high beams lit

When I set the switch to turn on the low beam, both the low and high beams became lit. I think the dashboard also showed the high beam indicator. This problem was fixed by simply disconnecting the ...
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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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Replacing headlights hb3 12v 60w with hb3 12v 65w

I need to replace headlights on my Honda CR-V, currently i have Sylvania hb3 12v 60w 9005 yelowish. Now i what to buy that white one (arround 5000k) and mostly i found Osram and Philips with allmost ...
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High beams work, low beams do not

Working on fixing up a 2002 Subaru forester. High beams work fine but the low beams are out. Any ideas?
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Can headlights become opaque on the inside?

I've noticed that one of the headlights in my Ford Focus has become opaque. However, this doesn't seem to match with what people call "foggy" or "hazy headlights": not only the fog is not evenly ...
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How do automatic headlight level adjusters work?

I used to have a car (2011 Toyota Yaris) that had electronic headlight level adjustment with a knob on the dashboard. However, my 2016 Toyota RAV4 hybrid apparently has automatic adjustment, so there'...
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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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Does H1 LED Bulb Fit in to existing H1 HID Bulb Projector?

I have HID H1 6000K Bulb. Recently one of them gone bad. So, I'am Planning to replace the HID bulbs to H1 LED. Question 1 : will LED h1 fit my existing H1 Projector? were i had Previously installed ...
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Planning to replace hid bulb to led H1 connector

I have Honda city 2016 model (Indian version). I had changed the factory halogen bulbs to AES projector with H1 connector type. Recently one of my hid 5000k bulb gone bad. I'm planning to replace ...
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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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Projector Headlights very Dim

I have these projector headlights with H4 bulbs and a black background. I tried them for the first time and they are really dim and not bright at all, I could barely see! Anyways, I bought these ...
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Problem with clear coating headlights

I followed a procedure to clean up my oxidized headlights similar to that which ChrisFix recommends in his video on the subject. The last step is to clear coat the headlight with a product like ...
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Should I clearcoat my headlights after sanding and polishing them?

I had the typical problem of yellow oxidized opaque headlights on my car. So I went through the process of wet sanding and polishing them and now they're crystal clear. However, I've heard people ...
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How to make a motorcycle reflector shine again?

I bought a new headlight for my motorcycle and decided to restore the old one. The reflector was all dirty and scratched so i decided to clean it (as much as i could) and use chrome spray on it. Now ...
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How to use acetone vapour to clear headlights?

I saw this video on YouTube. It is about acetone vapor and the guy from the video it is using it to make the headlights clear and look like new. It looks very nice and I want to experiment this to my ...
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2010 Chevy Traverse Head Lamp replacement

I have replaced the bulbs for my Traverse ( each one ) at least twice in the last 2 years. Is this normal? If not, any suggestion to a more permanent fix as it is a giant pain to get to the bulb and ...
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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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more wattage bulb in my pulsar 150cc 2016 model

I bought pulsar 150dtsi couple months back...though it have 12 volt 7ah battery...its headlight performance is not good as i expected specially on highways.. n in total dark areas of my city..its ...
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High/low beam on motorcycle auxiliary LED lights

I would like to set up my bike with auxiliary lights using the LED bulbs I bought. However I would like also to be able to switch those to low or high. I have the equipment for the switch. Now my ...
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Why do the headlights of supercars looking flashing on video

Every time I see a video of a supercars, the headlights can be seen flashing. I understand that this is most probably due to the fact that the LEDS are not always and the camera can detect this time ...
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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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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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Temporary loss of engine power when headlights flashed after jump start

I had a battery drain on my 1986 Porsche 944S which left the battery completely drained (solved, it was the radio). I jumped it successfully and took it on a drive to charge the battery up. As I was ...
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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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'09 corolla dim lights not working

On the car the dim/bright works on the driver side, but on the passenger side the dim doesn't work but the bright does. I have tried 2 new lights with no avail.
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Nissan Versa 2014 reverse light wire

I have a backup camera to set up, but checking which wires go to which light isn't easy since the bulbs are mounted onto a circuit board instead of visually being able to see where the wires go. Upon ...
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Headlight washer blocked by ice

A few weeks ago I was coming back from Quebec and got caught in a terrible ice rain. My entire car was covered in roughly 1cm of ice. Most of Audi s4 have headlight washers that come out on random ...
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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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One low beam light doesn't work

I have a 2006 duramax 2500. While driving, one of my lowbeam lights went out. I replaced the bulb but it still didn't work. I checked the fuse and the fuse is fine as well. I was told that the dimmer ...
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Fixing headlight that keeps blowing fuses

My problem The 10 amp fuse for the right headlight on my 2001 Ford Escort keeps blowing so I presume I have a short to ground somewhere between the fuse block and headlight. What I have tried I ...
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Is it a cause for concern if one headlight beam points lower than the other

I've always felt that my 2014 Lexus IS350 F-Sport does a poor job of illuminating the road ahead but ignored it assuming that it was more due to the car's low ride height than anything else. However,...
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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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Low beam not working in Pulsar 150 AS

few days ago suddenly my bike low beam stop working and its always showing high beam.I already change the indicators panel but issue is same. Whenever I switch on the lights, its gone on high beam and ...
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My low beam only works when I take the high beam fuse out

I have a 2008 Honda Accord. The right low beam stopped working so I took the right high beam fuse out and the right low beam started working again but when I put the high beam fuse back and turned the ...
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What's an effective way to protect headlight lenses from fading?

I just ordered a pair of rather expensive LED headlights for my Jeep (KC Gravity Pro). These have a polycarb protective "lens" which means that it will eventually fade, turn yellow, get chipped by ...
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Unknown adaptor for 2009 Mazda 2 headlight

I have a 2009 Mazda 2 Sport. Recently passengers side headlight bulb has blown. I went to Halfords and bought the correct bulb, a "477SB H7" 12V, 55W Super Brilliance. Image of base: I then went to ...
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2001 Chevy Silverado PU Low Beams

I have a 2001 Chevy Silverado PU. My problem is the only way my low beams will come on, is if I tilt the steering wheel to its lowest position. Do you think this a short in the wiring going to the ...
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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: ...