Question about Chevrolet S 10
I have low beams but when I hit the switch for the high beams they turn off!!! what could the problem be???
The headlamps could be burnt out but a easy test would be to remove the dimmer switch connector from steering column and jumper the power source to the high beam wire . this is a three wire connector on left side of column above the brake pedal.
Posted on Mar 21, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: high beams wont turn on.
First place to start is with headlight switch. I did have a case many years ago when both high beams were blown out at once, but this is rare. When you have the headlight switch out, jump power from te low beams to the high beam contacts. If high beams come on, replace switch.
Posted on Nov 19, 2008
SOURCE: low beam headlights
Try swapping #45 cooling fan relay and #46 HDM (headlight driver module) relay in the underhood fuse block. These are solid state modules and are not like conventional relays.
Posted on Nov 21, 2008
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.
Posted on Dec 11, 2008
pull on the signal lever toward you (ceter position). the signal lever controls the head lights either high beam or low beam. if you pull on the signal lever toward you again, you will have high beam temporarily. and if you push the signal lever towards the front, you will have the high beam locked.
Posted on Jan 12, 2009
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