Question about 1999 Toyota Camry
My low beam lights will not come on when car starts, but the high beam lights i can turn on manually
The car is USA and I had daytime running lamps.
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
SOURCE: low beam headlights
Try swapping #45 cooling fan relay and #46 HDM (headlight driver module) relay in the underhood fuse block. These are solid state modules and are not like conventional relays.
Posted on Nov 21, 2008
SOURCE: INOP low beam and high beams
The problem is the headlight switch itself - it's one of the most common failures on these cars. The part, brand-new, is about $158 from ECSTuning.com. Replacing it involves removing the airbag and steering wheel - not difficult but a little nerve-wracking due to the power of the airbag.
If this is something you want to tackle on your own, reply back here and I can give you a step-by-step on doing the work yourself. Or you can go to a shop/dealer and just have them do it. They'll probably charge you at least two hours' labor, even though it's a 40 minute job. Let me know what you would like to do.
Posted on Dec 11, 2008
There are two filiments in each headlamp; one for low beams, and the other for high beams. It is possible that the both right and left low beam filiments burned out at nearly the same time. Otherwise, there may be a fuse, or headlight relay that is causing the problem. If all these check out good, it may be your headlight switch needs to be replaced.
Posted on Aug 03, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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