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Night driving head lights not turning on.

Engine started up, turned head light switch on, but, only the parking and dash lights came on.
The high beams worked when switched on, so I tried turning off engine, restarting, and removing key, and still no head lights. Could this be a fuse,or,bulb and why only low beams?
Thanks.
Baffled.

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  • mcsadams Feb 03, 2009

    tepfy;

    Sounds good, I have a 2002 Tundra, with 45K, miles and I replaced the orginal bulbs, with 'Silvania Ultra Star' type, six months ago. I'm hoping this is simple, but, I will check the mounting bracket next and then the switch. Hope it's not the switch.

    Thanks much, I appreciate it.

    Baffled.

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Yes it could be a bulb. If you have any power going to the light then its not the fuse. the next place to look is the light switch. and the mounting bracket that the light switch plugs into. If its a newer car, then just the switch. So replace your bulb and see how it goes.

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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    James Tepfenhart Feb 04, 2009

    one special note, make sure your warring doctor gloves when you change the bulb. If skin comes in contact with the bulb it will shorten the life of the bulb.

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SOURCE: no low beams bulbs are ok fuses look good

There may be a relay that operates the low beam lights, check the owners manual to see if there is a relay, you should be able to hear it go "click" if there is one.

Posted on Dec 26, 2009

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