Question about 2005 Toyota Corolla
Have changed bulbs, fuses, relays, switch at handbrake, and headlight switch. Lights usually come on when handbrake is released but now will not come on even when light switch is turned to low beam lights. High beam lights work as do turn signal lights and all other exterior lights. Want to replace daytime running light relay but unsure of how to remove it or its location.
I know this is not your problem, but my low beam stopped working, both bulbs failed, no burn marks or broken element. Just had to tell someone
Posted on Mar 24, 2009
I have e-mailed you 2 .pdf files, one is the complete headlamp diagram, and the other is the relay locations. Please advise if you need further assistance.
Posted on Jan 02, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Low beam headlights don't work
The problem is in the high beam switch assembly which also houses your
turn signals and possibly cruise control, and yes, I'm sure. There are some electrical
contacts in the assembly which dis-connect the low beams when you put
the high beams on. Constant use of the high beam switch will create
arcing on the low beam switch which makes the contacts not conduct
electricity anymore. The daytime running lights send power to the low beams on a separate circuit. .
The repair is to either replace the assembly, $300 at dealer, $100 or less do it yourself, or take the assembly apart and clean it for free. (2 hours or less)
Instructions on taking your steering wheel off here: http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=151557
Instructions for fixing the switch here: http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=167831&page=4
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Posted on Aug 20, 2010
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