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Headlights don't work

The car is a 2002 impala. All other lights work. Went to the fuse panel to check the headlight fuse. The fuse is behind a plastic box with a bolt in the middle of it. Due to its location can't really see size, almost looks like a nipple so I am unable to get into it.

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  • mfowler70 Mar 07, 2009

    yes all dash lights and turn signals work. The head light bulbs are 3 months old

  • mfowler70 Mar 07, 2009

    went out this morning and the dang lights are working again. I am thinking the switch must be going bad

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Welcome to fixya
do the dash lights still work though? if so, i have seen a lot of these types of issues and have changed both headlamp bulbs and the problem goes away. try this first and let me know your outcome.

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  • brian tessereau Mar 07, 2009

    good morning to you. you can start by checking the plug on the back of the headlight bulb to make sure that there is no burn or melted parts of the connector i have seen this happen before to. try a new bulb in one side and see if it does not come on. the deal is is if the fuse is blown for the headlights then something has caused this to happen. hope this help out let me know so we can get you some lights.

  • brian tessereau Mar 08, 2009

    working again huh you gotta love that. you could try this while the headlights are working trying to wiggle the switch or tap on the switch and see if anything happens that is not suppose to. good luck and let me know and ill do the best i can for you.

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