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Headlamp trouble Lamp does flicker; checked fuses....still no light on one side

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Check the rear of the headlight housing to be sure the connector is mated correctly.

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Rear light wiring diaghram 2009 trailblazer


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The rear lamps you can also call the park lamps as well as tail lamps
The top wires are voltage to lamp assembly. Bottom wires are ground, black wire. You see the fuses, with the headlamp switch on, check for voltage on those fuses, use a test light. The fuses get voltage from park lamp relay. The control side of park lamp relay is grounded by bcm depending on signal from headlamp switch. I couldn't post all wiring in one picture.
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2007 chevy equinox, running lights are not working, fusses work fine, what else would be the problem?


The problem is your not familiar with electronic's on modern automobiles . Module controlled systems . BCM - body control modules .
The park lamps consist of the park, tail, marker and license lamps. These lamps are illuminated any time the headlamp switch is in the PARK, ON position, or anytime the body control module (BCM) illuminates the headlamps. The PARK fuse in the fuse block - instrument panel (I/P) supplies voltage to both the coil and switch input side of the park lamp relay. The BCM controls the park lamp relay by grounding the park lamp control circuit energizing the relay.

PCB Relays
This vehicle is equipped with the following PCB mounted relays. High Beam, Low Beam, DRL, Fog Lamp, Park Lamp, Stop Lamp, and Horn relay. They are directly soldered to the underhood fuseblock circuit board. A failure of one of these relays will require the whole underhood fuseblock to be replaced.

Your best bet have a qualified repair shop diagnose the problem . Could have DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes stored in the BCM For circuit faults .
Park Lamp Switch On
B257A 00
B2057A 00
B257A 00
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When the headlamp switch is in the OFF position, the body control module (BCM) receives a ground signal through the headlamp switch OFF circuit and an open signal on the park lamp ON circuit. When the headlamp switch is in the PARK or HEAD position, the BCM receives an open signal through the headlamp switch OFF circuit and a ground signal through the park lamp ON circuit.

DTC B2585 00: Park Lamp Control Circuit - Domestic

Jan 17, 2017 | 2007 Chevrolet Equinox

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99 GMC Sierra headlights & running lights won't work!


Headlights Circuit Description
The headlights are controlled by the body control module (BCM) via the AHL Relay when the headlamp and panel dimmer switch is the AUTO position. When in the AUTO mode, the BCM receives a signal, (voltage) from the ambient light sensor, based on the voltage of the signal of n the sensor the BCM turns the day time running lamp (DRL) lights OFF and the headlights ON. The headlights can also be turned on by placing the headlamp and panel dimmer switch in the head position.
The relay coil is fed by the headlamp and panel dimmer switch or the BCM and the battery B+ buss bar in the underhood bussed electrical center (UBEC). The BCM supplies current to the relay based on the input from the ambient light sensor via CKT 352.
The relay output feeds the LT HDLP and RT HDLP fuses to supply current to the low and high beam lamps on CKT 1340 and CKT 1240. The ground for both the low and high beam lamps is supplied via CKT 524 and CKT 525 to the dimmer switch. The dimmer switch uses CKT 1850 for a ground to G203.
Some circuits are monitored by the BCM, and upon failure may set a DTC.
Park/Side Marker and Tail Lamps
The park/side marker and tail lamps are split between the following 4 fuses:
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The FR PRK


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The LR PRK


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The RR PRK


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The TRL PRK

These fuses receive voltage from the park lamp relay. When the headlamp and panel dimmer switch is in the auto position, the body control module (BCM) controls the relay by grounding CKT 1080 based on the input of the ambient light sensor. The park LPS fuse supplies battery positive voltage (B+) to the relay at all times.
When the headlamp and panel dimmer switch is in the PARK position, the relay is by passed through the INT PRK fuse. Current flows from the PARK LPS fuse through the headlamp and panel dimmer switch to the INT PRK fuse in order to feed the following fuses:
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The FR PRK


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The LR PRK


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The RR PRK


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The TRL PRK


Park Lamps Inoperative

Step

Action

Value(s)

Yes

No

1

  1. Turn the ignition OFF.
  2. Connect a scan tool.
  3. Turn the ignition to the ON position.
  4. Using the scan tool, check for any DTCs in the body control module (BCM).

Does the scan tool show any DTCs ?
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Go to Diagnostic System Check - Body Control System in Body Control System
Go to Step 2

2

  1. Turn the headlamp switch to the park position.
  2. Connect a test lamp from (back probe) terminal B of the headlamp and panel dimmer switch to ground.

Does the test lamp light?
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Go to Step 4
Go to Step 3

3

Locate and repair the open in CKT 240 (ORN) between the switch and the mid bussed electrical center (MBEC).

Is the repair complete?
--
System OK
--

4

Connect a test lamp from (back probe) terminal A of the headlamp and panel dimmer switch to ground.

Does the test lamp light?
--
Go to Step 6
Go to Step 5

5

Replace the headlamp and panel dimmer switch. Refer to Headlamp Switch Replacement .

Is the repair complete?
--
System OK
--

6

Connect a test lamp from the INT PRK fuse, located in the left bussed electrical center (LBEC), to ground.

Does the test lamp light?
--
Go to Step 7
Go to Step 8

7

Locate and repair the open in CKT 74 (LT BLU) between the MBEC and the UBEC.

Is the repair complete?
--
System OK
--

8

Locate and repair the open in CKT 74 (LT BLU) between the headlamp and the panel dimmer switch and the LBEC.

Is the repair complete?
--
System OK

Aug 11, 2016 | GMC Sierra Cars & Trucks

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Right low beam headlight does not come on but my right turn signal will stay even tho i diddnt turn it on. If I cut on my high beams the rurn signal cuts off. Whats wrong? Helo


It could be the lamp control module !
Headlamps
Battery positive voltage (B+) is applied at all times to the lamp control module (LCM) through the underhood fuse block HDLP fuse.
When you place the headlamp switch in the HEAD position, the headlamps input to the LCM is grounded. The LCM then applies battery positive voltage (B+) through the underhood fuse block HDLOBML fuse and HDLOBMR fuse, which feed the left low beam headlamp and the right low beam headlamp respectively. When you activate the headlamp dimmer switch by pulling on the multifunction lever until the switch clicks, the high beam input circuit to the LCM in grounded . The LCM then removes battery positive voltage (B+) from the low beam headlamps and supplies battery positive voltage (B+) through the underhood fuse block HDHIBML fuse and HDHIBMR fuse, which feed the left high beam headlamp and the right high beam headlamp respectively.
Check this fuse in the left under hood fuse box first. HDLOBMR Fuse 18 10 Amp. RH Low Beam Headlamp . If the fuse is good check for B+ voltage with the low beams on . Use a test light or volt meter . If you look on top of fuse there are two metal tabs ,check there for B+ voltage , If no B+ voltage the LCM - lamp control module isn't supplying any .
Lamp Control Module (LCM)
Under the left side of the IP, to the right of the steering column
Turn Signal Flasher
Under the left side of the IP, to the right of the steering column
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Turn Signal/Hazard Switch
In the left front of the passenger compartment, in the steering column

Apr 28, 2016 | 2000 Buick Park Avenue

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Why aren't parking lights working?


Park lamp fuse 20amp located in the under hood fuse box .DRL control module
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Control Module
Right of the steering column, behind the IP
Park, Sidemarker, Tail and License Lamps
Voltage is applied continuously to the PARK fuse to the headlamp and the instrument panel (IP) lamp dimmer switch through CKT 1340.
When the headlamp and the (IP) lamp dimmer switch is in the PARK or HEAD position, voltage is applied to CKT 9 thus activating the following lamps:
• The park lamps
• The side marker lamps
• The tail lamps
• The license lamps
The park/turn lamps are the only lamps that do not activate yet receive a current from CKT 9. The park/turn lamps do not activate because the voltage drop across the front side marker lamps is much higher than that across the turn lamp filaments Step
Action
Normal Result(s)
Abnormal Result(s)*

1
Turn the headlamp/instrument panel (IP) lamp dimmer switch to the PARK position.
The following lamps light:
• The license plate lamps
• The taillight lamps
• The front side marker lamps (Domestic)
• The front parking lamps (Domestic)
The headlamp position lamps (Export)
Refer to Park Lamps Inoperative
Park Lamps Inoperative
Step
Action
Value(s)
Yes
No

1
Inspect the PARK LP fuse.
Is the fuse open?
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YES - Go to Step 2
NO - Go to Step 3

2
Repair a short to ground in CKT 1340.
Is the repair complete?
--
Go to Exterior Lights System Check
--

3
Turn the headlamp/instrument panel (IP) lamp dimmer switch to the PARK position.
Use a test light in order to backprobe the headlamp/IP lamp dimmer switch harness connector between terminal R and ground.
Did the test lamp light?
--
Go to Step 7
Go to Step 4

4
Use a test light in order to backprobe the headlamp/IP lamp dimmer switch harness connector between terminal O and ground.
Did the test lamp light?
--
Go to Step 5
Go to Step 6

5
Replace the headlamp/IP lamp dimmer switch. Refer to Headlamp Switch Replacement .
Is the repair complete?
--
Go to Exterior Lights System Check
--

6
Repair the following conditions in CKT 1340 between the PARK LP fuse and the headlamp and the IP lamp dimmer switch harness connector terminal O:
• A faulty connection
• An open circuit
Is the repair complete?
--
Go to Exterior Lights System Check
--

7
Repair the following conditions in CKT 9 between the headlamp and the IP lamp dimmer switch harness connector terminal R and S204:
• A faulty connection
• An open circuit
Is the repair complete?
--
Go to Exterior Lights System Check

Feb 18, 2016 | 1999 Pontiac Montana

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How do i replace the PK Lamp fuse


In the instrument panel fuse block is a fuse marked PK LAMPS the fuse directly above is a 10 amp fuse ,this is the one you want to check. There is also a relay involved in making the park lights work and the Body control module .The relay is in the same fuse block as the PK LAMP fuse, marked PK LP . Not to sound like I'm talking down to you but do you know what a relay looks like ? The fuse block is Right side of the I/P, behind the access panel. Open the passenger door , at end of the Dash is a panel ,pull it off ,then you'll see fuse box .On the inside of the panel it tells what each fuse and relay is. I'm going add how the park lights work description.
The PARK LAMPS fuse in the instrument panel (I/P) fuse block applies battery positive voltage to both the coil and switch side of the PARK LAMP relay in the I/P fuse block. When the headlamp switch is placed in either the PARK or HEAD position, ground is applied from G202 to the headlamp switch. The headlamp switch then applies the ground through the park lamp switch ON signal circuit to the body control module (BCM). The BCM then applies a ground to the PARK LAMP relay enable circuit. This energizes the PARK LAMP relay, applying battery positive voltage to all the park, tail, marker and license lamps. The park, tail, marker and license lamps are also turned ON when the headlamps are commanded ON by the BCM for low light operation. Good luck !

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Headlamp out on mini one - dip only, not the lamp


Get a test light and check to find out if you have feed at back of globe on either side if not go to indecator switch ,or bad or dirty fuse or holder if both sides go out .if only 1 side then its bad earth or globe.
A test light will find your problem.

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Headlamps flicker when hitting bumps. Notice it more on right side. Lamp ground to body is good. Connector pins to lamp are good. Adjusted headlamps, changed bulb, still have problem. No flicker noticed...


yes i agree, what you have done is what i would have been telling you to check so well done for saving you and me time.first its either one of what you say but its my guiss the headlamp housing is loose after what you have all ready done i think you will find the culpuit quick,TIP,if you find the housing loose try using cable ties they work a treat without haveing to use screws ,any problems dont be afraid to come back to me,adrian,,,,,,,,

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You may have a problem with your headlamp control module (Ballast) , I have seen this before. It is located on headlamp,you will have to remove lamp assy. to replace. Good luck!

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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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