how do you tell if your headlight is just a bulb burned out or a bad unit 2006 super beetle

Asked by Jun 30, 2013 at 06:48 PM about the Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I bought a new headlight a year ago but just now noticed that is not working but lamp looks okay. However, I do not want to buy another and light still will not work.

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Check light socket for voltage when lights are turned on. But truthfully with all the trouble you have to go thru just to get to some head lights I would have a new one there and ready to put in. (Not sure how hard it is to get to yours). Most of the time it is just a bad bulb anyway.

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