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Headlights go out while driving

92 Volvo 240 Wagon. Headlights go out on low beam while driving at night but not when brights are on. Have to click switch back and forth to get them to turn back on. End up driving around with high beams on.

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You need to check the headlight relay to see if it is still good. Parts store can tell you where it should be and what the part number is when you find it. A good shop will be able to test it. I have found that Volvo likes to play hide the relay under the dash so it's hard to say for sure where it will be.

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