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Why assume its the most expensive part in system.? odd that?
no parking lights, look on all corners of car. (first click of HL switch= park)
and speedo (turn dimmer to max) (park)
got low beams. L & R?
got high beams L& R.?
are all fuses good.? under dash and under hood?
all that dead?
if you do the FLASH thing (pull back stalk) do highbeams wake up
L&R.?
see , first gather evidence then do tests with a cheap volt meter
i can advice the steps, and show you the real head light schematic. on demand. ask.

Posted on Oct 12, 2013

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    all electrics, 1: no power (fuse?) 2: bad switch, 3: bad connections. the HL work all the time, even keys in pocket. so is the most simple and easy thing go fix.

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    this implies both are bad at once. ??? and if both did it is very unlikely both fuses blew at once. so ? test the lamps. (hot wire it)? the suzuki combo switch grounds the lamps to make them glow, are High beams and low beams dead, is the Flash feature, pull stalk feature dead? if all are dead, its not the combo , its lost ground to combo. if all are dead. see why? answer, not all 3 switches in side fail all the same day. there are 2 basic ways to fix lamp circuits, a volt meter to measure voltage drops. or hot wiring them. or ground wiring them. for example you could pull the combo plug and ground the HL wires.1 by 1, low, high and see them work. (fused jumper wire as the FSM clearly states) you can use the voltmeter, you could measure the HL Low pin , to ground, and see 12v, HL off. this is power feeding thru the HL filiments. this is a good reading. you then turn on the HL, low, the voltage drops to 0v. (good) but HL is dead. that is proof of open circuit in HL low in front end of car, proving the combo works, lets pretend the votage was 12v HL low on, that means the COMBO is bad. or the COMBO lost its ground, conection, you then connect the meter to combo ground pin, and you read, 12v. opps , no ground to combo, i saved you $100 for switch and 4hrs labor.

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    _-__-___-_ Nov 04, 2013

    op never stated year car, so can not send you the schematic. sorry.

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To troubleshoot the issue i suggest you few help links with appropriate solution. So you can follow the test and confirm what exact problem is there in your case of headlights not working:-----

Click the link below: -----


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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/all-headlights-not-working.html

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Both headlight bulbs blow together?

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  15. Remove the facotry headlight from the BMW. First remove the front panel cover below the headlight to access the bottom screw of the headlight housing. There is also two screws on the top of the housing.
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how do you replace a headlight switch in a 07 grand prix gtp. head lights do not come on. all other lights work. fuses are good. amd so are the bulbs. was told that the headlights themselves were not getting a charge. and was told that it was the headlight switch.

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What started this mess? tailights, fog lights, brake lights....


The relay has nothing to do with the tail lights, but replacing the switch sounds like a good idea. There's a nut holding it in place, see http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/electrics/switches/switch-headlight/1027524/ to get an idea of the construction. And the price. This is not worth fiddling about unreliable workarounds...
In addition, if fuses 15 and/or 16 burn frequently there might be a problem with the tail light cabling.

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I had an S-70 with the same problem what happens is the headlight switch tabs that hol it together broke and the switch was slightly separated and connection was not there for the headlights and also check the high beam see if headlights come on i dont think it is a relay or fuse??? proballally the headlight switch and easy to replace you even can use one from an 850 model

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