Q: Q: Headlights

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Occasionally whenever I'm driving my headlights just shut off. But my running lights, dash lights, break lights, they are still on and working. I have had people look at it and they tell me they can't diagnose unless it's doing it then for them to see... But I can't predict when it will happen so any suggestions?

My car has 213400 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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