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1996 acura rl 3.5 headlights dim ground wire loose?
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The passenger headlight on my 98 Mitsubishi Eclipse is very dim. I have replaced the bulbs; however, it is still very dim. I am told that I have a loose ground wire. How do I determine which is the ground wire? Thank you. Carmen
Behind the headlights there is a plug that has 3 wires to the dip beam and 2 wires to main beam and the black wire is the earth so use a test light and put 1 end of test light to earth the other to either wire and turn on head lights it should light ... 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Loyale Lights On my girl friend's car. Left headlight is dim, and the running lights don't work. I think there's a relay that is acting up. Any ideas? And where do they put the relays on this car. I have replaced the dim headlight bulb, and the new one is also dim. The ground return for that headlight reads 1.8 ohms. Should I just cut the ground wire and attach it to a ground? Thanks, any help would be greatly appreciated by both me and her. John
Before you start 'modifying' the wiring, firstly make sure that the alternator is emitting enough charge.There is a good chance that the carbon brushes inside, have worn out.Hope that does it:) ... 1991 Subaru Loyale
I have a 2001 cavalier with a dim driver side headlight. Have changed the bulb, DRL relay and headlight switch. Removed the ground cable from the battery tray, cleaned ground cable and battery tray contact area. Located ground cluster under battery tray cleaned up and bolted to frame after cleaning frame area. Found GM splices on pink wire behind headlight and found no corrosion on wires. Nothing works...help. thanks steve
Give this a try------get a piece of wire and strip both ends, the black wire coming out of the plug on the head light, stick one end of the wire in there and the other end to a good ground or the negative battery terminal with the lights on, if the l ... 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier
I have a 2001 cavalier that had been wrecked in the front. We have replaced all the damaged parts. The problem is the headlights. I can only get one headlight to shine bright, the other one is very dim and because of that the daytime running lights don't work. We have rewired it 3 times. The first time it worked great for about 2 weeks. Ever since then we cant get them to work. Any ideas to which wire on the headlight plug is the ground? It is almost like it isn't getting a good ground so I thou
Put a meter on the plug with light switch on .....the one pin will be hot the other nothing ...that's the ground and a good idea to try a new good too good luck, i hope this helps. ... 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier
I have a 2003 Chevy Cavalier. One of the low beam headlights is dim. I have changed the bulb and checked the ground wires. Also, the dash lights now flicker on and off at irregular intervals. It sounds like a ground wire has a break in it but I can't find the break. Have checked all the fuses as well and they are all good.
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I changed the whole exhaust system-including 02 sensors,now my kia will sometimes buck and stall,when it stalls it wont start,just crank.i changed the cam & crank sensors,ecm,fuel filter,coils,spark plugs and wires. i also went through wireing and cleaned connectors and grounds. also now (sense changing exhaust)if i run all electical thing-headlights,ac,radio,wipers,etc...,my headlights dim,wipers move slow and radio goes off. im at a loss,this shouldnt have happened by changing exhaust. please
It sounds like you covered many of things..\015\012\015\012The engine's main ground..\015\012There is a open metal braided wire that runs from the engine to the chassy/frame.. They can fail and still look ok,, and need ... 1999 Kia Sportage
Loose ground wire on headlight
You may need to pick up a new plug and some **** conecters and replace the plug to the headlight.Remove the old plug from the light ,cut off the wires one at a time and reconnect it to the coresponding wire on the old plug. ... 1998 Mitsubishi Galant
Saab Loose ground wire headlight 2008
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My headlights are dim after fixing a loose wire and now the high beam light is on all the time in the dash. the head light work when you switch them back and forth . replaced the headlight switch and no change. what can i do?
How headlights are electrically wired in cars becuase min turn off ... 1997 Chevrolet Blazer
My headlights flicker off and on my 1991 dodge dynasty have checked for loose wires and ground I want to check the headlight relay but dont know where it is located
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I am looking for a wiring diagram for a 2000 Chevy Cavalier Z24...I believe I have a ground wire problem because the drivers side headlight is very dim (new bulb) and my stereo has been shutting off randomly and won't switch stations sometimes.
Spend 18 dollars and get a tear down manual at autozoe or advanced autoparts, or your local car store. i has awesomewiring diagrs in te back of the book. ... 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier
I have very dim headlights and tailights. Even got pulled over. Tested the fuses and some are getting less than 1 volt. Radio is very dim also. Has new battery and alternator. The ABS, radio, exterior lamps, and a couple more fuses are only getting about 0.8 volts when the rest are getting 12.5-12.6 when we tested them. Alternator is putting out 14.3 and the battery also has 14.3. Brand new ground wire too. PLease help!
... 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier
Help me i have a wire shorting out to my headlight switch my headlights work when i turn them on but none of my lights in the car work like my stereo,speed odometer,dashlights,exc. now when i push my unlock button all of my lights inside the car come on and my driving lights on the outside. I have checked for loose grounds and cant find the problem what do i do?
Your grounding. have you replaced the radio lately? go back to the last work done on it and look for the wire that is grounding. ... 1994 Ford Mustang
Having headlight issues, driver side headlight is very dim, replacing bulb did not fix, ground connection appears fine and no wire kinks any ideas?
... 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt
Loose ground wire in my headlights of my 2000 olds bravada
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I have a 92 Maxima ; GXE ; SOHC ; 3.0 L . Does anybody know the gauge of the wires ( chassis ground to engine block, negative battery to chassis & alternator to battery positive) . I want to go up in size because of the stereo components I'm adding . The headlights are dimming with 200 Watt system
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My headlight is not working, the driving light is very dim but the high or low beams will not work. the ground wire looks good. what could my problem be?
I don't know what model year your truck is, but is sounds like your headlamp is burned out. You can verify the wiring is working using your test light at the headlight connection. Turn on the headlights and touch the test light ... Chevrolet Chevy
What causes one headlight to be dim and the other one not. I've checked the ground wire and changed the light bulb.
... 2003 Nissan Murano
I have no daytime running lights, one headlight is bright on low and high beam. The passenger side is dim at all times. I have changed the bulbs on both side but with no difference. I was told it could be the ground wire on the passenger side. But I am having difficulty locating it. I also tried cleaning the connections at the bulb.
I tried the ground wire thing on my sunfire with the same problem worked great till i turned off my car and my headlights stayed on ... 1999 Pontiac Sunfire
I have a 2007 Nissan Versa and replaced the headlights (one bulb) on both sides within the last 6 months; only the brights are working; dims stopped working at the same time. Local Auto Zone stated it was most likely a loose wire or fuse; fuses all checked out good. Is there anything I could look at before taking it in to dealership?
Hi,\012\012Look and check the head light/ low relay.\012\012Seems that relay is not functioning anymore. To check it, ask somebody to turn on the headlight and you must hear some clicking sound on the relay box, ... 2007 Nissan Versa 1.8 Sl Hatchback
My car isn't starting. the lights all come on, the headlights dont dim when I try to start it. when I turn the key to start the car NOTHING happens. it is not cranking to start. but then once it sits for hours (usually overnight) it will start right up like nothing is wrong with it. We have already ruled out the starter and any places where the wires might be grounding out. I don't know what else to look for? any ideas?
The electric part of the ignition needs replaced ... 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
I have a 2000 pontiac sunfire the drivers side headlight is dim in low and in high ive replace the front wiring harness and checked all the grounds what would cause this i have ran out of ideas and searches
Get a fuse light and check your fuses, a hairline crack could cause insufficient current. But its obvious you have a short somewhere thats drawing current off your headlight hence the drimming problem. Check the wiring harness to see if theres any cr ... 2002 Pontiac Sunfire
Loose ground wire headlight
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The headlight passanger side is dimmed i had replace lighgt bulb and plug what am i doin wrong?does that metal wire piece works as a ground?
Yes it does, if you hook that back up you should be back to having a nice bright light. That is one of the first things that I check before replacing a headlight is making sure the ground is still installed. ... 2002 Mazda MPV