Headlights work fine on high beam and really dim on low beam

Asked by Apr 28, 2012 at 09:35 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1973 superbeetle.  The headlights work fine on the high beam but both go very dim on low beam, almost out.

2 Answers

225

Check the ground contacts and clean to shiny bare metal surface and tighten up generator/alternater connections see if that helps.

35

when headlights are dim it is usually always grounds. just as handicare stated.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Volkswagen Beetle Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,470
#2 Chris Billings
Chris Billings
Reputation 1,380
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
1,141 Great Deals out of 65,687 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
682 Great Deals out of 38,438 listings starting at $1,963
Used Volkswagen Passat
243 Great Deals out of 21,110 listings starting at $1,700
Used Volkswagen Golf
37 Great Deals out of 2,993 listings starting at $2,223
Used Toyota Corolla
1,367 Great Deals out of 68,019 listings starting at $100
Used Fiat 500
157 Great Deals out of 7,097 listings starting at $3,695

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
1,362 listings starting at $15,399
2016 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 1,064 listings starting at $12,496
2015 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 840 listings starting at $9,417
2014 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 550 listings starting at $8,990
2013 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 1,183 listings starting at $6,995