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Light Problem- Right Side of Car

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I have a 99 Canadian C2 coupe with the standard halogen headlights. When I turn the car on the DRL's activate.... on the left side only.

All of the parking lights, signal lights, and other lights activate when the parking light switch is turned on.... But with the headlight switch in the "off" position, only the lights (city lights side markers and rear lights) on the left side are illuminated.

I have taken the headlight on the right side off, cleaned the contacts and replaced it. The lights DO come on occasionally, but only about 1/10 times.

Does anyone have any advice? Are the two relays for each side of the car respectively? (Is it possible I just have a bad relay for the right side??)

Many thanks in advance!

Edited by tilley
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Seems likely that the two other possibilities are the relay (double relay) or the headlight switch.

Thanks, Loren I appreciate your comments.

Does anyone know if the relays that are installed for the DRL are side respective? (ie if I remove one and swap it with the other one, will that diagnose the bad relay?

Also, is this a common symptom of the headlight switch? The side only stays dark when the switch is off...

What about the DRL hack that jumps the relay? With my DRL equipped car, will that still work, and therefore eliminate the right side from being dark?


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