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Low beam socket melted, and the replacements I have found only have two wires while the one currently in my car has three wires coming from it. Is it something I can replace or should I bring it to a professional?

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You get the correct part & do yourself
Why would you let anyone touch your
car if you don't have to,their butchers

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SOURCE: 1990 Volvo 240DL the low beam lights will not come on.

Your car has a main relay for the low beam that can stick and will soon go all together. It is in your fuse box. While the light is out (on but out) tap on the relay after you identify which one it is and see what happens. If it comes on change it. Good luck

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SOURCE: 2000 Vovlo S40 passenger light out

ring bury volvo dealers and give them the registration and they will give you the code. I also had the same problem

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SOURCE: 98 volvo S70 low beam bulb replaced still no light

Easiest way would be to go back to where you bought it and make sure the bulb is installed that you bought....and show them. Ask if you can get a new bulb and change it in front of him. Call the dealership and talk to parts, ask if, indeed the hi and lo are interchangeable.

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SOURCE: Both low beams will not illuminate. Replaced both

I don't believe the headlights are controlled through the computer. Check around with some mechanics

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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SOURCE: how do you replace the low beam bulb on a volvo 2006 S-80

using a mirrow and light you can see a spring clip after removing the power plug, lkoosen the clip from post on top then it will swing down allowing the bub to be removed. to instal reverse thew procedure.

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

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