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I have a 2003 Toyota Tacoma the headlights work on high beam…

I have a 2003...

I have a 2003 Toyota Tacoma the headlights work on high beam only. No low beam. I have checked the fuses and the bulbs do not show any broken filaments. What else should I check?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?

The fuses are all OK. THe bubs do not look like the filaments are broken

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Tacoma yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, I checked the fuses and the bulbs

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On this vehicle 99% of the time if both high beams are working and the low beams are not, it is the bulbs.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The filaments in the bulbs look fine.

Yes, I have seen many times looking at them they look ok and they are not. I will reopen your question and let some of the other tech's chime in.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I will try replacing the bulbs, but I don't think that is the problem
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I did replace the bulbs and it did solve the problem. The man at the auto store showed me that there was a black spot on the bottom of the filament holder and that the bulb was bad. The spiral filament in the bulb was in tact. Thank you for your help!

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