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Driver side headlights not working right

Driver side high beam shorted out now both high and low beams are stuck on dull and only get slightly brighter when I turn on high beam? Passenger side works fine.

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Check the earth connection, sounds like it has lost the earth on the off side and both elements of the bulb are coming on together and halving the power ( causing bad elluimination)

Posted on Dec 28, 2013

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SOURCE: 2004 Envoy, low beam headlights turn off on their own.

the daytime running light module is no good.,or the relay is overheating and cutting out and comes back on when cool.get some freeze spray from an electronic supplier and spray the suspect component when it stops working.the -60f will make it appear fast..cheers

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Low Beam headlights don't work. High Beam work

hi from uk provided you have checked bulbs are ok? then this fault may be the relay for the low /dipped beam has gone faulty if you check h/book you may find location of low beam relay there is relay for high and one for low beams if you find both relays ? try switching? this will confirm relay fault if you then have low beam but no high ? b4 you buy new relay other than tis the other possible fault may be the actual di/high beam stick control ?

Posted on Nov 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Low beams don't work; High beams fine. Not the

some have fuse under hood for high beams & low beams,,if ok,,u mite need a high & low beam switch,,,,

Posted on May 24, 2010

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