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All lights work inside and out except all headlights will not

I noticed the other morning when i turned lights on they had a little flicker one time. Drove to work and shut trk off and 5 min later went to move trk and no headlights!! I have changed the low beam bulbs and also installed a new headlight switch. They are still not working on low or high beam. Is there a fuse or a relay or maybe a fuseable link that i can check? 1997 chevy tahoe v8 auto 4wd

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  • rkd8453 Jan 15, 2009

    Thanks for the answer but i forgot to tell you that i checked them all inside and under hood. Unless i am over looking one. could there be a wire maybe grounded out somewhere?

  • rkd8453 Jan 15, 2009

    Furst of all i want to thank you for your time. And i checked the fuses and the plug that goen on the bulb itself(#9006 bulb) with a tester and i have power coming to the plugs. But i am not an electrical person but thats what i found. Again thanks for your time and support!

  • rkd8453 Jan 15, 2009

    I e mailed earlier and asked about the headlights on the 1997 tahoe and you responded great. Thanks again but i want to know if you will ther is power going out of my switch in the dash but it is not getting to the headlights. Could there be a relay or fuseable link in those mess off wires i cant seem to figure out? lol

  • rkd8453 Jan 15, 2009

    I e mailed earlier and asked about the headlights on the 1997 tahoe and you responded great. Thanks again but i want to know if you will ther is power going out of my switch in the dash but it is not getting to the headlights. Could there be a relay or fuseable link in those mess off wires i cant seem to figure out? lol

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Check the fusebox, mostly fuses are uite easily recognizable by small icons similar to the icons on the switches on your dashboard, find the one for lighting and verify if it is still proper. If not, replace it.

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    easyq Jan 15, 2009

    A grounded out wire is possible but it should cause more problems than just the headlights unless the wire is the one connected to you headlightunits/bulbs. Is it possible to see if there is any power on your headlight wiring? I suspect they don't have any power at all. Check if the fuse has power or not. If the fuse doesnot have power too, your problem will be inside and perhaps the wiring form the swith to the fusebox is somehow broken/damaged. Let me know if the headlights or teh fuse has power.Be carefull with the checking, don't use a screwdriver to see if it sparks! ;-)

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    easyq Jan 15, 2009

    Sprry fopr the late reply, there is soem time difference between USA and Netherlands as well.
    If you do have power on the bulbs but they don't burn, check if the replaced headlight switch is connected properly, perhaps + and - are misconnected. Check with another bulb as well.


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