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Right low beam headlight goes out, 2008 Avalon, Haven't

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Right low beam headlight goes...
Right low beam headlight goes out
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2008 Avalon
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Haven't tried anything yet was looking to see if others were experiencing the same problems
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No
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Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. Please allow me to assist you. If the headlamps lights up, and then goes out after a short period of time, and then lights back up again, you most likely have one of two problems. You have the H.I.D. (High Intensity Discharge) lamp system. These are noted for headlamp bulb failures (you just need to replace the bulb; thsi is a very common issue on the late 2000 models with HID systems). There is the possibility that the unit that powers the bulb (the transformer/commonly refereed to as the 'ballast") may be bad, but that would be a much lesser frequency of need; the bulb replacement is very common. The recommendation I have for you on this request would be to replace the faulty headlamp bulb.

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