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Headlight problem hello there. i have just changed the light bulb for my lowbeams now the highbeams will not stay on unless i hold them,can anybody please help me

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  • slebo13 Feb 24, 2009

    I replaced the headlight bulb on a 2004 Jetta. Now do not have high beam.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    What do you hold them, do you mean hold the switch?

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Hello, to solve your problem, wear rubber gloves while changing the bulbs. this way no oils from your skin will get on any part of the bulb or bulb stem, and this will prevent the problems of your lights and high beams not working....good luck!

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Are the head lights turned on

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