Headlight Dipped Beam Relay

What is a Headlight Dipped Beam Relay?

The Headlight Dipped Beam Relay is part of the car electrics system. We have 3 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

What problems can be caused by this part?

Dipped beams lights not working at all

The headlights won't switch on to dipped beam when selecting it on the stalk. The headlights stay on the same setting and can't be changed.

Dipped beams not always working

The dipped beam function doesn't always work when selecting it on the stalk, sometimes it takes a few attempts to get the lights to dip from the main beam.

Headlights are less powerful than usual

The headlights don't seem to be as bright as they were, they don't light up as much of the road ahead as they used to.

We have 1 owner problems that mention the Headlight Dipped Beam Relay