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Recently I had repairs done on my car. My v belt broke and I had my brake pads replaced.I had not driven my car at night until a day after the repairs, only to find out my headlights were out. Now I was driving at the time my belt broke, my power steering, AC, water pump, Alt. all went out but not the headlights. I returnrd to the mechanic and he said the lamps were blown. Upon replacing the old ones, still nothing. I am getting power to the sockets but the lamps will not light. the mechanic sent me to an electrical spec. who suggests dismantiling to diagnose. I said no. Help, Im going back tomorrow to see if the original mechanic can repair it with the help of the owner of the shop! Please anything you can offer will be appreciated.

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Must dismantle...headlamps were the fuse to a major trouble

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If your getting power then it has to be ground bad

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