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Headlights not working

I have a 1986 Toyota Corolla. The Headlights only work some of the time. I'm assuming that I may have a short. Has anyone else experienced this issue and if so what was the problem. Thanks

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  • brentamorgan May 30, 2009

    No blown fuses! Are there any socketa or relays Ishould check in paricular?

  • brentamorgan May 31, 2009

    I cant find the headlight relay, socket and dimmer switch, socket. They are located on the left fender right? Where at? What do they look like?


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If it works some times then you dont have a busted bulb. if you have a short you will blow up some fuses. try checking some corroded sockets or relays

Posted on May 30, 2009

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    Jun Magno May 30, 2009

    check out headlight sockets, headlight relay and socket, headlight switch and dimmer switch sockets

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    Jun Magno Jun 02, 2009

    1. headlight socket - 2 pcs going to each headlight.

    2. headlight relay - inside a black plastic case usually with some fuses.

    3. headlight switch - usually inside the car near the steering wheel.( this is what you use to turn on the lights)

    4. dimmer switch - this is what you use to choose between dim and bright


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