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97 jetta gt all lights work except headlights

Dont tell me to check the bulbs lol fuses are good all the other lights work fine just no high or low beam all the wiring appears good may be on related but blower motor for the heat does not turn on any ideas

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  • smartwrench1 May 11, 2010

    check for a headlight relay may have one for each side owners manual sould tell you which one is for headlights you cab swap relay from something else to test if lights work replace relay if not there will be 4 or 5 pins on relay one should have power all the time with key on anther should switch ona nd off with switch other 2 are grounds it is possable that one of the grounds can be controled by the switch also if this is the case there will be 2 terminals hot with key on if all test ok suspect bad headlight switch let me know how you make out

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There is usually a relay under the hood that controls these. They could be run in a series which would explain your lack of a blower motor also. Good Luck.

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