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98 Corolla LE intermittent high beams and strange clock behavior

Sometimes my high beams come on by themselves, if I cycle the headlight switch and move the high beam switch back and forth they tend to turn off. Also clock is usually not lit but will work sometimes, dimming and turning off randomly when turning on lights and/or turn signals.

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There. May be a problem with the fused , check all the fused .

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SOURCE: Low beam headlights don't work

I know this is not your problem, but my low beam stopped working, both bulbs failed, no burn marks or broken element. Just had to tell someone

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there is two things that could be wrong .. check under the hood for your power distribution box .. its black and 3 inches wide and about 8 inches long .. this contains your relays. and some fuses. on the inside of the lid it tells which one is which.. look for low beam relay .. if it is ok check your low beam bulbs and make sure they arent burnt out.. these two things should fix your problem .. or at least one of these should .. holler if you need more. Jerry

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I would check your headlight relay switch that is located in your steering colum

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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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SOURCE: The high beam indicator is on. The low beams don't work.

You need a new headlight dimmer switch located on the steering column between the dash and the firewall

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