Dim headlight

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  1. HOFer30

    HOFer30 Newbie

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    So I replaced my right headlight only to find it was working just was incredibly dim. All other lights are working so I'm thinking it must be the lights ground. Tried to trace back but it disappears somewhere in the grill, does anyone know where the ground location is?
     
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    sewlow Bitchin' Stitchin'

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    Try cleaning the inside of the connector at the bulb. Bending the bulb's connection tabs & shoving the connector on & off a few times may work. That's usually where the corrosion & crud builds up.
     
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    Solved: the ground wire was pulled out of a crimp to which it bonds to the body, thanks for the help though
     
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    Where was that ground wire? One of my headlights is also dim.

    ( I live now in Florida..... born in Victoria, BC) BTW
     
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    It was my passenger side headlight. Right by the battery there was probably a 14gauge black wire that was just hanging not connected to anything. Wasn't sure it was for the headlights due to it being a larger ground than the one connecting to the light harness but sure enough crimped and bolted it to the body and my headlights are bright again :)

    Hope I can help a fellow canuck! Wish I could be in Florida right now
     

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