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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-20-2013, 11:45 PM
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Congrats and thanks for letting us know it is fixed.

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My '09 just smoked a headlight switch a couple days ago. Lost the low beam and flash-to-pass functions. When you pull the stalk towards you to flash the lights, it feels like something is wrong... I figured I would have to pull the steering wheel to replace this part, but this post got the switch out, and in my hand in 5 minutes. There is a burned contact, with a bit of melted plastic under the white plastic cover.
Bet that's my problem...

Switch on order, and hopefully that will do it. Thanks for the info on the 3 screws! Made my day!!
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Headlights not working

I am having the same issue and I feel sure mine is the switch as well, however, mine is under warranty so I will let you know what they do. They checked it already and felt I was correct on the switch diagnostic, enough to special order a replacement. Seems this may be a common failure on these vehicles. Mine cuts off when switching from low to high beam, but I can usually wiggle the switch and get it back on. I am just worried it may quit one time and not come back on! I am scheduled to replace it next Tuesday
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Our 2009 spectra's high beams quit working about a week ago. Low beams work just fine...for the moment. Knock on wood. We've been checking fuses and relays and they are all good. The bulbs were just replaced a couple of months ago. When switch is pushed back for high beams, we can hear the switch and the blue high beam light is on. But no high beams.
Question is: replace the signal light stick thingy or try something else? If we have to replaced the stalk thinkgy, is it difficult to replace? Thanks
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2007 KIA Spectra EX

I have had the same problem with a 2007 KIA Spectra EX. I just purchased the vehicle for my nephew and three days later it happened but we had high beams just no low beams, everything else worked. Thankfully the Dealer (even though the car was as-is) said they would take care of it.

Thanks - Danny
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