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The headlights in my car are projector headlights. They randomly went out last night while I was driving, yet the markers on either end of the lights stayed on while the actual headlamp and and one of the high beams (including the halos) refused to work. How do I fix this?

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  • Anonymous Aug 29, 2008

    one day my lowbeams were just gone. i've check fuses, and replaced the bulbs but no luck. have to drive around with highbeams on now. help me for us all!

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  • yawdy Oct 12, 2008

    My Driverside low beam headlight doesn't work. I've replaced fuses (weren't blown), tried switching bulb. Still doesn't work. High beam works but low beam still doesn't.


  • progame Nov 12, 2008

    My low beams stopped working. Fuses fine. High beams working.???

    Help my scooby.

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    got the same problem got high beams but no low ones changed bulbs and fuses does anyone know what the problem is? subaru outback wagon

  • Pat Eichers Dec 13, 2008

    My 2001 Forester has one headlight lamp that is intermittent. 
    I can jiggle the 3-prong socket and get it back on, but then if I turn the lights off and then back on, the headlight remains off.  However, if I switch on the hi-beams, they work all the time. 
    It seems to me I've got an intermittent socket, but why does merely turning the lights on and off cause the light to fail?  Is there something else that would trigger this:  fuse, relay? 
    It's not the bulb--I've tried several and bent up the prongs trying to improve the electrical connection.  I appreciate any help out there, I'm working two jobs and I already spend too much time on the road in the dark. Thank you!

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. I friend reckons it might be the relay, which I can find in the fusebox but I am struggling to take it out. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    same story, now lows but the highs in the 98 legacy outback. POS



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I read about a recall on some subaru headlights/check with subi dealers?

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