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Message that high beam is not working, but when you turn the key to 0 position and then turn on the engine, the high beam works again until you get the message in service that is not working but in fa

High beam reporting not working and stops working. Then turn off the engine, key position 0 and then High beam is working for 10 seconds more, then you get the message again, the high beam is working but if you release the knob and try to activate the high beam is not working again. Once again you have to stop, key position to 0 and then turn on. High beam for more 10 seconds. Any idea?The model is a GLK 350CDI with ILS.I have the same reporting problem with parking front light L/R but they are working fine. Any ideas?

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    Fernando Silva Mar 29, 2014

    Dear Jean, thank you on your reply. I will try to replace them and hope that everything goes clear. Once again, thank you.

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Hi fernando
The bulb check system in Mercedes is very sensitive to ( bulb watt ) I am sure there is problem with the headlight bulb it self also the parking light bulbs, I advise you to change the bulbs, this will sort out the problem.
Good Luck

Posted on Mar 20, 2014

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SOURCE: INOP low beam and high beams

The problem is the headlight switch itself - it's one of the most common failures on these cars. The part, brand-new, is about $158 from ECSTuning.com. Replacing it involves removing the airbag and steering wheel - not difficult but a little nerve-wracking due to the power of the airbag.

If this is something you want to tackle on your own, reply back here and I can give you a step-by-step on doing the work yourself. Or you can go to a shop/dealer and just have them do it. They'll probably charge you at least two hours' labor, even though it's a 40 minute job. Let me know what you would like to do.

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SOURCE: ford expedition yr'00 headlight not working checked fuses..

The low beam headlamps have a seperate fuse for each lamp in the central or underdash fuse panel.
The right headlamp is fuse fuse 26 (10amp) and the left is fuse 28 (10 amp). These fuse are hot only when headlamps are on so you need to test them with a test light with headlamps on. If they do not have power to them then concern is either headlamp switch or daytime running lamp relay if your vehicle is equipped with this feature, or a bad multifunction switch.
Power leaves the headlamp switch on the RD/YE wire and goes to multifunction switch. It leaves multifunction switch on the other RD/YE wire The wire will then go thru either a connector c2003 located behind the passenger side air bag behind the dash or to the DRL relay if your vehicle has this feature and leaves there on RD/BK wire to the headlights .

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SOURCE: message system reads "engine system maintenance required"

WHAT HAPPENED IS WHEN YOU SHUT DOWN AND RESTARTED YOU (RESET THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT COMPUTER) AND THE SERVICE LIGHT SHOULD GO OUT AFTER 10 MINUTES OF DRIVING

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SOURCE: Jeep Headlights not working. High beam works

had the same problem on my 92....check under the hood on the drivers side,towards the front,there is a "junction box" with all of the lighting wires connecting from the switches to the lights.My wires were all corroded inside,so I cleaned the ends and bought a new box from the local electronic supply store.The problem has not come back.

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SOURCE: 2001 Ford Focus - High beam / low beam problem with headlights

just replace the dimmer switch under the column its wore out on the low beam side

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Do you know anything about automotive electronics ? Electronic control modules .
Headlamp ON/OFF control is determined by the body control module (BCM) by a signal on the headlamp switch on input circuit when the headlamp switch is in the HEAD position. When the headlamp switch is in the AUTO position, the BCM determines headlamps ON/OFF by the voltage from the ambient light sensor.
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The low beam headlamps receive voltage from the headlamp low beam relay located in the underhood fuse block. The BCM controls the relay on the headlamp low beam relay control circuit. Low beam control is determined by a signal on the headlamp dimmer switch signal circuit from the multifunction switch. When the headlamp dimmer switch signal circuit is open, the BCM grounds the headlamp low beam relay control circuit, illuminating the low beam headlamps. The right and left low beam circuits are independent are fused independently in the underhood fuse block.

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