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Headlights not working, fuses good...

My daughter's 98 Geo Prism/Toyota Corolla has a headlight problem. The headlights don't work at all. The daytime lights will work for a few seconds, then quit too. Fuses are good.

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  • whiterose538 Nov 13, 2008

    i have the same problem with my '98 Corolla, only I have already replaced all of the daytime running light relays in my car and the problem will not stop.

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    1992 Toyota Corolla. Regular headlights didn't come on today, but high beams worked fine. Suggestions?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    cranks and runs good for a few seconds then shuts off but will re crank immediately



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Replace the Daytme Running Lamp Relay under the hood.

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

  • Toyota Ed Oct 28, 2008

    The daytime running light relay is required to provide a proper circuit to the headlamps. If it is bad, the headlamps will not work. I can send you a .pdf wiring diagram that proves my solution.


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I had the same problem with my '98 corolla... It was the headlight relay.. I just had to push it in and both lights worked fine... There are 2 relays - both under the hood... The first one is located all the way in the front of the car, right by the left headlight (when you are standing infront of the car)... The second one is located inside of the fuse/relay box (above the driver tire)...The relay looks brown in color, rectangle shaped ... Just try to clean it out and plug it back in...if it doesn't work, try replacing it... For me, I just cleand it and plugged it back in and every thing worked fine...

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Can anyone out there please help? how do i remove the headlight relay.

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SOURCE: Headlights not working, fuses good...

there sounds like a deffinant short some where. you'll need someone that knows electrical to find the sourse. sorry

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