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Headlights do not work, but when I switch to brights they do

My headlights will not turn on but if I wiggle them or push in the bulb they will turn on for a little bit. As I'm driving, my headlights will go out. I will switch to my brights, and those work fine.

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You can check the fuses and fuse able links for blown fuses also look at the wiring connection to see if loose or wire shorting out on any metal and if the connection is good and all fuses good then you will need to replace the headlamp bulb or bulbs. Most of the time only one side goes, very rare to have them both go at the same time. Check for a short in the wiring somewhere, that could cause them both to go at the same time. Hope that Helps

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SOURCE: how do i dismount my headlights to change the bulbs?

You dont have to remove the headlamp to change the bulb, you should have a cover at the rear of the lamp assembly that turns anti-clockwise, the bulb is behind this cover, before you can remove the bulb you have to take the wiring plug off by pressing the tags on the sides of the plastic plug, then the bulb will be held in by a wire spring clip... hope this helps

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SOURCE: Headlights not working 2003 Mitsubishi Eclispe (Spider)

pull the headlight switch and test it.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Head lights went off while driving.

There is a Relay for the Headlights and Fuses also. Check under the Hood in the Fuse Relay Box and the Fuse Panel on the Inside. They should be Marked as HL or RHL and LHL. Also just check Really Close for Blown Fuses. Let me know if you need any Further Help. Please Rate my Response, I need all the Help I can get! Thanks!

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SOURCE: i have a 1990 galant gsx. the headlights quit

it sounds like your headlight switch went bad. that is a common problem

Posted on Feb 23, 2010

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SOURCE: My headlights just won't turn

sounds like your head light switch took a ......go to napa and buy another one and change it out if you can't do it yourself i live in chicagoland area good luck

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