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I turned on my headlights and both went on and then immediately went off. They will not come back on. While I was checking the fuse box and testing my other lights, one came on for about a second and went off again. I have high beams and running lights & turn signals. What could be the problem? 2005 Mazda 3

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Good day, you may have a some issues on the headlight relay, have it checked and replace. hope this helps, have a nice day

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