Headlamp Fault

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My Citroen C3 2011 has an issue with the drivers side headlamp not working. I've replaced the bulb and it's still not working, the guy I spoke to in Halfords said it was an electrical issue and I should contact my dealership but I'm not sure what's best to do

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Model: C3 2009-2013, New shape (A51)
Year: 2011 (11)
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The first thing I would check is the fuse for that headlamp, it's location and fuse number will be shown in the owners handbook.
The fuse often gets blown when the bulb fails.
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https://citroenc3owners.com/citroen-c3-t ... -t494.html

The link has the fuse box layout for the engine bay fuse box on a 2011 C3, if you can't locate the user manual :)
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Thanks for the info. I checked the fuses and they all seemed to be fine and discovered at the same time that I had no front sidelights either.

As my car is still under warranty, I took it to the dealers and they told me that I couldn't take my car home as there was a chance it could burst into flames. Apparently the washer pipe is leaking into the electrics and that's what caused all the bulbs to go. So the parts will arrive at the beginning of the week and hopefully I'll have my car back by the end of the week
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