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Hi Klambert, Remove the boss from the center of the steering wheel, usually held in place from behind by screws. Remove the air bag by unplugging the harness and remove the cassette with the air bag and horn connections. Remove the nut at the center of the column and match mark both the wheel and column for correct assembly. Remove the steering wheel with the relevant puller and then the plastic cowlings. Disconnect the electrical connections at the multi socket. There are four screws holding the stalk assembly in place. Remove those and then the assembly and replace. Assembly is opposite, but do not forget to fit the steering wheel using the match marks. Regards John

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SOURCE: Low beam headlights don't work

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.

Toyota Ed

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: High beams will come in but low beams will not.

Inspect headlamp relay, located in engine room junction box #2. If relay is OK suspect faulty headlamp switch.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Toyota Corolla high beam lights are not

Your switch must be working since your indicator is telling you when the high beams are on, so my guess is that your bulbs are faulty. The high beam part. They probably burnt out one at a time, so you didn't notice until the second one went. Change your bulbs, and see if that solves it. If not, let me know.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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SOURCE: my high beams dont work.

high beam switch is faulty look at getting a new stalk.....

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

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SOURCE: passenger side headlight only works on high beam.

If you put it in; did you touch the bulb with your fingers? If so, I've seen bulbs pop as soon as they're put in. The oil from your skin leaves a residue, and the heat goes to it, and blows the bulb. wear jersey or latex gloves when you re-install new bulb. If it still doesn't work, replace headlight bulb socket

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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Why don't lights work?


Both the headlight switch and the BCM provide a ground, or control circuit, to the headlight relay coil circuit for manual or automatic headlamp operation. When you place the headlamp switch in the OFF position, and the ambient light sensor indicates low light conditions, the BCM energizes the headlamp relay for low beam operation. You may switch the headlights to high beam by pulling the dimmer switch handle toward you until the dimmer switch is activated. When the dimmer switch is placed in the HIGH position, the indicator lamp input to the BCM is pulled low. The BCM then sends a class 2 message to the instrument cluster in order to illuminate the high beam indicator lamp.
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Replace the headlamp switch. Refer to Headlamp Switch Replacement .
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All of my running lights and blinkers work and high beams but no low beams on my 1997 Chevrolet TahoeA


Headlamps Inoperative - Low Beams

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DEFINITION: This diagnostic procedure should only be used if the high beam headlamps are operating properly and the low beams are inoperative.

1

Did you perform the Headlights System Check?
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Go to Step 2
Go to Headlight System Check

2

  1. Turn the headlamp and panel dimmer switch to the ON position.
  2. Move the headlamp dimmer switch to the LOW position.
  3. Backprobe the headlamp dimmer switch connector with a J 35616-200 from cavity A to ground.

Does the test lamp light?
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Go to Step 3
Go to Step 5

3

  1. Remove the daytime running lamp relay.
  2. Connect a J 35616-200 at cavity G5 to ground.

Does the test lamp light?
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Go to Step 4
Go to Step 6

4

  1. Re-install the daytime running lamp relay.
  2. Backprobe cavity B at the high/low beam headlamp with the headlamp dimmer switch in the LOW position.

Does the test lamp light?
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Go to Step 7
Go to Step 8

5

Replace the headlamp dimmer switch.

Is the repair complete?
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Go to Headlight System Check
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6

Repair the open in CKT 359 (PPL) between the headlamp dimmer switch and the daytime running lamp relay.

Is the repair complete?
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Go to Headlight System Check
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7

Replace the high/low beam headlamps.

Is the repair complete?
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Go to Headlight System Check
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8

  1. Inspect for an open in CKT 12 (TAN) between the daytime running lamp relay and S120, repair as necessary.
  2. Replace the daytime running lamp relay if no open was found in CKT 12 (TAN) between the daytime running lamp relay and S120.

Is the repair complete?
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Go to Headlight System Check
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I have a 97 nissan altima and my lowbeams dont work but my highbeams do and i already replaced headlights today?? what can i do


Could be your dimmer switch gone bad, that controls your low and high beams, the contacts for the low beam is usually the one that goes bad first, the high beam contact isn't used much.
My Oldsmobile had the same problem, only high beams worked, replace the dimmer switch and fixed the problem. Unfortunately with my car replacing the dimmer switch gave me a hard time. Most dimmer switches are located in the steering column underneath the dash board and a little hard to get at. Dimmer switch costs about 12 to 15 dollars, very cheap but very hard to reach and replace. The switch it self is activated with a small metal rod going up and down next to the steering column and into your turn signal lever, when you pull up it pushes the metal rod down to activate your high or low beam lights.

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THE LOW BEAM WORK BUT THE HIGH BEAM DON'T DASH LIGHTS VERY DIM


YOUR DIMMER SWITCH HAS SHORTED OUT CAUSING IT TO STAY IN THE CLOSED POSITION THE DIMMER SWITCH OR ACTUTATOR IS LOCATED UNDER THE STEERING WHEEL PANEL JUST ABOVE THE BRAKE PEDAL ON THE COLUME CALL OR GET ON LINE TO AUTO ZONE AND LOG ON AND YOU CAN GET A PRICE CHECK FOR A DIMMER SWITCH ACTUATOR LISTED UNDER PARTS REPLACEMENT IN THE ELECTRICAL SECTION

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Well the high and low beam lamps use the same fuses, and the dimmer switch handles the ground circuit. So I would check the dimmer switch if both high beam bulbs are ok.

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Is there any fuses or relays that are not in the fuse box on a 2002 buick rendezvousfor the bright lights


The high and low beam lights use the same power source, so if the low beams work the high beams have power.
There is a low and high beam relay controlled by the dimmer switch.
If the low beams work and the high beams don't, and the bulbs are good, check the dimmer switch and the high beam relay.

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Low beams not working, but high are..


Year and model ?
Can you turn the headlights on and get the high beams, then nothing on low ? Or just get high beams when you pull on the dimmer switch ?

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My low beams do not work. If I put on the high beams both the low and high beams are on.


Both highs and lows coming on when flipping to highs is normal. (You low beams are dual filament) Now low beam issue is either "lo beam fuse" in your fuse box or dimmer switch (switch used to flip between high/low beams. Check your fuses first, it their good then you need a new dimmer switch.

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