Headlight not working

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FOAMY909
  • 2006 NISSAN ALTIMA

Four cylinder front wheel drive automatic 60,000 miles.

My low beam driver side headlight is out. I replaced the bulb but the headlight is still not working. Could there be another problem beside the bulb?

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Monday, April 13th, 2009 AT 1:05 PM

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ZACKMAN
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Have you checked the fuse and the relay?


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_06altimalamp_1.jpg

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 AT 2:55 AM
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ENGINEER61
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Passenger low beam still out.

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Sunday, February 12th, 2017 AT 8:35 AM
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CJ MEDEVAC
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Wow!

This light has been out since 2009?

Is there power to the socket?

Yes, it is possible that bulb number two could be bad also (I have seen shipping and handling in action).

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Sunday, February 12th, 2017 AT 3:30 PM
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2CARPROS KEN
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If one light works and the other doesn't then it could be the fuse. We should check the fuse and check for power a the fuse then at the socket.

Here are some guides to help us do some testing to figure out what the problem is.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-check-a-car-fuse

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-use-a-test-light-circuit-tester

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-a-headlight-bulb

Here are some diagrams (Below) to help us get started.

Please let us know what you find.

Cheers, Ken

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Friday, September 29th, 2017 AT 2:35 PM
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CANDYZGURL88
  • 2003 NISSAN ALTIMA

Hey I own a 2003 Nissan Altima that has about 100,000 miles and its a v4 (Still runs great) but I recently had to change my front lights and everything worked fine until my front left headlight (low beam) wouldnt turn on. However, both my high beams work and my right low beam works although my left low beam doenst. My dad checked and saw no electricity was running through the wires that connects to the left low beam light. He said it might be a fuse but isn't sure because the left high beam works and the other lights work. Do you know what could be the problem? Thanks ?

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Friday, September 29th, 2017 AT 2:36 PM (Merged)
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NJLSMOM1219
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If you go to www. Autosite. Com it will give you a listing on the recalls I have a 2003 as well and there were a few things on there including 2 about the headlights. Hope it helps!

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Friday, September 29th, 2017 AT 2:36 PM (Merged)
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POTATOCANYON
  • 2004 NISSAN ALTIMA

Electrical problem
2004 Nissan Altima 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 80000 miles

low beam headlights both stopped working at the sametime. I believe it is a fuse but cant find the location.

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Friday, September 29th, 2017 AT 2:36 PM (Merged)
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DOCFIXIT
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Fused seperately. Use test light see if power to lights.
Somtimes one burns out you don't notice and sometime later the other goes making it look like both blew at once.

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