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Low-beams don't work

I have a 95 audi a6 2.8. the low-beams don't work. The high-beams, parking lights and fog lights work, but not the low-beams. i replaced the passenger side unit (the lens was cracked) and I'm waiting for the driver side to come in so i can install that. the guy i bought it from said they were working fine a week or two ago. i looked at the bulbs and the filaments seem to be fine and even replaced the passenger side bulb. what could it be? the wiring harness?

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Nope - it's the combination switch (the lever-switch on the column) that turns the lights on and off. They're notorious for failure. A new one for a slightly newer car (like my 99 A4) runs $158 at ECS Tuning. Yours will be priced in that neighborhood as well. Removal of the airbag and steering wheel is required for changing it out. You can see a procedure at www.audiworld.com - click on Resources, then Tech, and choose either interior or electrical tech articles - it's in one of those areas. It's not difficult but it can be unnerving if you're working with an airbag.

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Your fog lights should not work with high beam... they should work with the low beams. they are connected wrong, which probably drew too much current through the light switch burning out the contact points for the parking lights in the switch

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