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Question Grand Espace III Yr 2000: Problem with head lights

Hi, a front dipped head light failed the other night and I replaced it. During this action I shorted the cable to this light for a brief moment on the surrounding metalwork ( I had forgotten to switch off the lights since it was dark and I needed some light), but no fuse blew or any other noticable problem arose. The new bulb functioned OK and I drove home, but later noticed that when the main beam lights were switched 'on', the dipped lights also remained 'on', which I am pretty sure should not happen. However, I cannot be sure if this started to happen immediately after changing the bulb or not. What is correct ?
Note : the relevant dashboard lights only show either Dipped or Main, as they always did.
Has any one an idea about this ? Could it be that the short has caused a Relay to weld together or similar ?

Hoping for an early reply before I need to drive any long distances in the dark and need my main beams.

Thanks in advance, Royboy47
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