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Only one headlight works at a time. Changed bulbs. Drivers side daylight running light on other off, low beam just passenger side, high beam just driver side. Sometimes they will work just fine but getting less often all the time.

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    Only one headlight works at a time. Changed bulbs. Drivers side daylight running light on other off, low beam just passenger side, high beam just driver side. Sometimes they will work just fine but getting less often all the time. Where would I find the headlight relay if that is it?

  • chatterbox_m Oct 14, 2010

    where can one locate the headlight relay (on the van)?

  • chatterbox_m Oct 14, 2010

    Only one headlight works at a time. Changed bulbs. Drivers side daylight running light on other off, low beam just passenger side, high beam just driver side. Sometimes they will work just fine but getting less often all the time

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Check your headlight fuse located underneath the drivers side steering wheel. Replace it if found burned out. If still not working then the next thing to is remove your fuse box by un-clipping and then disconnecting each plug. Then, clean and reassemble the unit. After you finish that and your lights are still not coming on pairs then you will need to replace the Front Control Module (FCM) Click on the link below to read more:

http://www.topix.com/forum/autos/dodge-grand-caravan/TFGKS9O3LLH1ABOBM

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One may check into the possibility of changing the 'intelligent power module' which directly powers the headlamps.

the IPM is the brain for controlling the headlamps through the headlight switch which it is also wired to. But, I think it's more of an electronic 'module' issue and less of a switch issue.

Good luck on this repair.

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Hi! This can be caused by a faulty headlight relay. The relay can be grounded that's why the headlight is acting up. You will need to have it replaced for it to work normally again. Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa!

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