2005 Ford F150-Turn Signals Inop with Headlights or A/C On

This 2005 Ford F150 came in with the complaint that the turn signals would stop working whenever the headlights were turned on. The customer also stated that the a/c did not work. Inspection found that the turn signal indicators in the instrument cluster would would come on at about half brightness when ever the lights … Continue reading “2005 Ford F150-Turn Signals Inop with Headlights or A/C On”

2012 Ford Fusion Low Beam Headlight Does Not Work

This 2012 Ford Fusion came in with the complaint that the driver’s side low beam headlight id not work. The customer stated that she had the bulb changed a few days earlier but it has failed again. The area is a little confined but the headlamp assembly does not need to be removed in order … Continue reading “2012 Ford Fusion Low Beam Headlight Does Not Work”

2007 Infiniti M35 Changing The Driver’s Side Low Beam Headlight Bulb

This 2007 Infiniti M35 came in with the complaint that the driver’s side low beam headlight did not work. The headlight bulb is a little difficult to get to but not as bad as some others. It does make it much easier if you have a lift available but it can also be done on … Continue reading “2007 Infiniti M35 Changing The Driver’s Side Low Beam Headlight Bulb”

2011 Chevrolet Malibu, Low Beam Headlights Do Not Work

This 2011 Chevrolet Malibu came in with the complaint that both low beam headlights do not work. Since the bulbs are not easy to access testing begins at the underhood fuse box. Fuse number 7 is for the left low beam and fuse number 9 is for the right low beam headlight. The fuses need … Continue reading “2011 Chevrolet Malibu, Low Beam Headlights Do Not Work”

2002 Lexus RX300, Passenger Low Beam Headlight Does Not Work

This 2002 Lexus RX300 came in with the complaint that the passenger side low beam headlight and the driver’s side driving/fog light did not work. I located the fuse in the under hood fuse box. Testing showed that the fuse was good and properly powered. To access the wiring for the passenger side low beam … Continue reading “2002 Lexus RX300, Passenger Low Beam Headlight Does Not Work”

2002 Chevrolet Tahoe, Dash Lights Do Not Work

This 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe came in with the complaint that the dash illumination lights would not come on. These lights are sometimes referred to as panel lights. Testing begins at the illumination fuse in the interior fuse box. The fuse box is located behind this panel on the driver’s end of the dash. With the … Continue reading “2002 Chevrolet Tahoe, Dash Lights Do Not Work”

2007 Pontiac G6, Changing The Headlight Bulb & Harness Connector

This 2007 Pontiac G6 came in with the complaint that the passenger side low beam headlight had stopped working. The vehicle’s owner stated the the light would come back on sometimes if she hit a bump in the road. That condition would indicate a poor connection and more than likely it would be at the … Continue reading “2007 Pontiac G6, Changing The Headlight Bulb & Harness Connector”

1992 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup, No Headlights

This 1992 Chevrolet K1500 pickup came in with the complaint of no headlights. A quick check of the dimmer switch found that the switch did not click when operated.  It could have easily had a complaint of no high beams or low beams but in this case, there were no headlights at all. The panel … Continue reading “1992 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup, No Headlights”

2008 Volvo XC90, Headlight Does Not Work

This 2008 Volvo XC90 came in with the complaint that the driver’s side low beam headlight does not work most of the time. Every now and then it will work after hitting a bump in the road. Since it is likely to be a faulty bulb or connection at the bulb, the first thing to … Continue reading “2008 Volvo XC90, Headlight Does Not Work”

2005 GMC Sierra, Lights Flicker or Pulsate

This 2005 GMC Sierra came in with the complaint that when the vehicle is started cold, the headlights, dash lights and dome light will flicker or pulsate. As the system runs the problem diminishes but never goes fully away. This is a common complaint on many Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC full sized trucks and suv’s. … Continue reading “2005 GMC Sierra, Lights Flicker or Pulsate”