headlights not working

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Asked by Aug 12, 2014 at 08:38 PM about the 2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

head lights don't work at all, no running lights, no headlights, no high beams, all other
lights are OK

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It's in the headlight switch. Test it. Your probably going to have to replace it.

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now how do you test the headlight switch?

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Since you didn't mention it I'm gonna ask. Did you check the relay and fuse for the headlights?

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I had it at a honda dealer who said they checked all bulbs, fuses but not sure on the relays.

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the passenger fuse box has a diagram but doesnot show what the 4 big blue ones are at the bottom. Engine compartment, the fuse box a friend cked and all seemed to be intact.

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