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Old 10-12-2006, 09:32 PM   #1
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Tonight was the first time I actually tried to drive my car at night. I found out that my headlights do not work. All the other lights work, just not the headlights.

I looked in the owners manual to locate the fuse but it says there is no fuse for the headlights.

Anybody know what might be wrong, the manual also says something about a short protection built into the switch?
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sorry, didn't see that thread
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Probably not a fuse, but there should be a circuit breaker for the lights. Did you try the high beam switch?
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Yeah, I just tried the highbeam switch and it doesn't work. Guess I should have tried that earlier.

I can pull back on it, but it doesn't click or anything. Would that cause it to not work?

I'm going to the junk yard monday, I'll have to grab that as well.
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what is there to replaceing the high beam switch?

Am I going to have to pull the steering wheel off, or can it all be done externally. The guy at the parts store tolde me I would have to get it done professionally because of the air bag, but I know that he doesn't know what he'* tlaking about anyways.

The tirn signals work fine, just the high beam switch is bad.
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Do you have a problem with the headlights or the highbeams?
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Hadlights in total, they simply don't work when I pull the switch out.

The high beam switch is broken, which is why I think this is the problem.

I am still trying to diagnose the problem fully. I know it probobly isn't the best thing, but I currently have power supplied to the lights via the driving lights for the time being.

Is there a specific spot I should use a test light on to find the problem, I'm not used to working on "newer" cars I work mostly on old trucks a cars.
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I would start off by testing the headlight swtich.

I don't have a connector end diagram for it..though.
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