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Old 03-12-2008, 07:49 PM   #1
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Default Headlight out on the Alero

There'* an Alero in my driveway, and it has the passenger side low beam headlight out. There'* a separate bulb for high beams, and both high beam bulbs work as needed.

The Alero also uses 9006 bulbs for low beams, so I took out the Silverstar Cool Blue 9006 bulbs from my 94 SSEi (apart now anyway) and swapped them into the Alero. It still didn't work! I put the Alero'* OE-style bulbs into my car, and they both work!

So, how do you guys suggest I fix this? I think I might as well trace the wires, but is there a better, more efficient way of doing this?
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Check the fuses/breakers in the fuse panel. There are seperate fuses for each headlight.
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I have not checked the fuses, but thanks for telling me there are two fuses. I don't have a manual for it, so is there a free online wiring manual for all this?
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I would have to check on my Alero..but im pretty sure there is a relay centre under the hood...I dont remember were, cause i never look..haha
Would be odd though? i would think one relay controls both headlights on the lowbeam side for sure anyway...
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On at least my 94 SSEi, one low beam and both fog lights are controlled by one set of wires. However, I don't know if that means they're on a separate fuse. I've actually never checked.
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On this particular car: I think there are * fuses for the right and left low beam. I had an Oldsmobile that had the same problem. I asked around town and was told that there are 2 fuses for the low beam and 2 for the highs. If not, there might be some tracing of wires to do! Good luck!
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Ah, right. Closure time. Both the headlights work now! It was the fuse. Thanks for reminding me!
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