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Q: Headlight stopped working

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The passenger's side low beam headlight stopped working. I replaced the bulb, but it is still not working.I had the ballast replaced, and it worked a few days before going out again.

A: Hi there. Sounds to me that you have a powe...

Hi there. Sounds to me that you have a power to ground short somewhere in your headlight wiring. Have a certified mechanic further diagnose your headlight issue in person.

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