Sudden Low Beam Headlight Failure
The 1st generation TrailBlazer's low beam headlights can suddenly shut off even though the lights themselves are perfectly fine. The issue is a a defective headlamp driver module which is responsible for distributing power to the lights.Continue reading article "Sudden Low Beam Headlight Failure"
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Where Lights Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- turn signals stop working sporadically in the 2001 Impala
- turn signals work intermittently in the 2001 Monte Carlo
- blinkers stop working intermittently in the 2002 Malibu
- turn signal lights melt in the 2005 Malibu
- turning signals are not working in the 2000 Impala
- headlights stopped working suddenly in the 2004 Impala
- head lights dim and brighten in the 2005 Trailblazer
I was driving home from a wedding on the interstate at 55 mph, and my headlamps failed. Everything went completely dark. After a panic, I was able to turn on my high beams, and they worked properly. I turned the car off, waited a few minutes, and turned it back on. The low beam headlamps worked then. Since the first incident, I have had approximately 10-15 other incidents of the same occurrence.
I was positive that my vehicle was included in the recent recall, but when I called my local dealer, I was advised that my vin number was not included. I don't understand, since the issue on the recall is exactly the issue that I am dealing with. I have had to limit my use of the vehicle at night for fear that the headlamps will fail. Side note - they have failed at night twice in the last week alone.
Every modern headlight assembly has an "aim code" to make sure the lights are oriented properly after service. Unfortunately, those are missing in some new Cruze cars.
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The 2016 Chevy Cruze cars are required to have headlight assemblies marked with a three-digit identifier code used to properly aim the headlights. The cars violate federal safety standards without the codes clearly marked on the assemblies.…