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Lo beams on 2000 vw new bug won't work. fuses are good. when I use the hi beams the fog lights go out. also, the entire electrical system cuts out occasionaly and then comes back on and the battery seems to drain very quickly if I don't start the car everyday.

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Hi there,

First of all you need to check the Battery of your car, may be it need to replace.
second thing check all the wires coming from the battery not get shorted.
there is a link that helps you -
http://www.ehow.com/how_2241711_fix-low-beam-headlight.html

Good Luck!!
Thanks

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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The wiring will now be too light to carry fog light current and or the light switch will burn out
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