How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask rpmdiag Your Own Question
rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor
Category: Buick
Satisfied Customers: 7762
Experience:  Since 1975
Type Your Buick Question Here...
rpmdiag is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

2004 Buick Lesaber: I think I have a short in the low beam

Customer Question

2004 Buick Lesaber: I think I have a short in the low beam headlights.
When the car is running the HI-beams come on with the sensor on the dashboard. When I turn on the low-beams; the right low beam becomes brighter; the right beam is on but very dim.
When the lights are in this mode: if I turn on the turn signals or turn on the hazard flashers on the car; it will stop running.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I can help you. This is not a short, but either a bad ground in the circuit or a bad connection at one of the headlight connectors. I would start with disconnecting the connectors one at a time, cleaning them and applying a di-electric grease to all the terminals. You can get this at a parts store. This will most likely cure your problem. Hope this has helped you. please let me know, and I will still assist you after you have rated me.

Thanks, Ron

Related Buick Questions