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I have a 2011 kia rio. I turned it on this evening and both headlights arent working, its odd because my full beam is working perfectly. It cant be a case where both bulbs went at the same time can it?

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Its possible but I doubt it.
I would first suspect the dimmer switch. Have you checked the lights to see if they have power ?

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There are a couple of thing that cause the bulbs to fail, on e and very common is to touch the glass part of them, the oils in the skin will cause the glass to shatter, the other and most common is moisture getting into the headlight, this is easy to detect, the inside of the headlight lens will be fogged out or you will see water inside, ever had water touch hot glass? it shatters, this is caused by leaks in the electric weld seam, the only fiz is to replace the headlight lens assemblies. You can buy these in the after market fairly cheap from Partstrain.com, I have used there parts and they are very good quality.

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SOURCE: low beam headlights not working

check voltage at switch

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its the switch unit itself

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CK HEADLIGHT SWITCH, IT ACTS UP AT TIMES OR LOOSE WIRES CK ALL LIGHT WIRES

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ceck the bolbs it self or the fuses.

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