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Headlights turned on headlights they were dim next day they did not work at all high or low beam and the day time lights are dim but works

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    My headlights don't turn on, but my high beams do work when I turn them on

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Pull the headlight switch and check for a burned connector, this will cause a poor connection and in turn dim headlights or no lights.

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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SOURCE: running lights,high beam but no low beam

I would check the switch which is separate from the module that controls the daytime running lamps.
Check for fuses blown for the headlamps.

Also, check for the relay operation by following the wires back to it, if so equipped.

Check for a good ground for the headlamp wires that you follow back to make sure they are solidly connected to a ground.

Good luck on this repair.

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SOURCE: Left low beam is dim

The mechanic didn't hook up the ground wire. The system is using the other light as it's ground and when this happens it causes the other light to go out.

Check the ground wires

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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