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Drivers low beam light not working(grounding?)

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Could be.
Do you have power going to the light ?

Posted on Feb 11, 2014

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SOURCE: No low beam, high beam and parking lights work

Bad headlight switch that needs replacing

Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: '91 Nissan low beam

What you have sounds like a Headlight SWITCH Problem, You can check the Fuse for them (DOUBTFULL) but its a Large one @ Power distribution Box Under Hood.

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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SOURCE: My low beam liht (driver side) does not work. High

the headlight itself will need replacing ...remove and replace by taking the old bulb out and re-installation is reverse procedure they should simply turn out

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SOURCE: 2004 BMW X3 driver side low beam headlight

remove the air filter housing ,simple .this programme has a spell check thingy working and its driving me nuts ,it cant identify plain english ,write colour and it squiggles it out but color is ok .

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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SOURCE: fog lights and high beams work, but not the low beams

most likely the hi lo switch

Posted on Dec 31, 2009

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The headlamps may be turned on two different ways. First, when the driver places the headlamp switch in the HEADLAMP position, for normal operation. Second, with the headlamp switch placed in the OFF position, for automatic lamp control (ALC). During ALC, the headlamps will be in day time running lamp (DRL) operation in daylight conditions, or low beam operation in low light conditions. The LH HDLPand RH HDLP fuses, supply battery positive voltage from the underhood junction block to the left and right headlamps. The circuit continues through both low and high beam lamps, then back to the underhood junction block. The low beam and high beam circuits continue to the headlamp switch. The low beam and high beam circuits also provide the body control module (BCM) with both low and high beam inputs. The headlamp switch includes the dimmer switch and the flash-to-pass switch. When the headlamp switch is placed in the HEADLAMP position a path to ground is provided. Ground is provided at G201. Depending on the position of the high/low beam switch, either the low or high beam circuit will now have power and ground.
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