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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. I have a similar problem. The headlights on my 2000 Toyota Corolla stopped working. After trying several things and reading this website I changed the headlights relay. The headlights came on...for ten minutes. Then I heard the click sound and the headlights went off again. Any help would be appreciated.


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  • jafa08 Dec 14, 2008

    Well...Later I realized the lights turned off because it got dark outside. Now the lights are working during the day and off at night. I am temporarily working around that by pointing a flashlight at the sensor while driving to keep the lights on at night.

  • natalie Apr 06, 2013

    same thing with my 2001 corolla how can i get the lights to work at night...can i disconnect sensor? will that work?

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

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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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...

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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