Headlights fail

2012 Volkswagen Polo Problem

The Problem

Avatar Rosie1
Joined: 1 year ago | Fixes: 1 | Profile
About

Headlights and dash lights fail when using high/full beam, Headlight and dash lights work when switched on. If driving on unlit road and need to use high beam the head lights and dash lights fail when I switch beam off to accommodate on coming traffic (ie no lights at all) have to revert to DRL until I can stop and restart the car - no fault shows on dash - have had a new switch for headlights etc
its an intermittent fault and cannot resolve
Any advice welcome


Car Volkswagen Polo
Model Year 2012
Category Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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Solution

Avatar 1/4drive
Joined: 8 years ago | Fixes: 1,862 | Profile

I'd suggest a VAGCOM scan looking at the "Onboard supply control unit".

Solution

Avatar Rosie1
Joined: 1 year ago | Fixes: 1 | Profile

The problem with the lights failing was down to the 'Relay' it took a long time to resolve and find the fault

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