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What willl cause my brake light and battery light to go on and off while driving which causes my headlight n dash lights to dim when driving at night and makes the car not have power and makes the car charge gears hard

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it takes a 9004 bulb, but walmarts computer said to use 9007. That made the high beam censor stay on till i replaced it. if you look at the bulb you can tell if it is a dual or single beam bulb.!!!!

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first i would want to know that all the headlamps are in good working order. it kind of sounds like these are also bad bulbs. you will also need to look for good ground wires just behind the headlamp assemblies. to answere your question, YES. if things were not repaired properly and without attention to detail then you could have wiring issues. on the plus side it doesnt sound too difficult. try these items first.

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probably you dont have enough power generating from your alternator which charging up the battery. or maybe if your Alternator is good but your battery is dead slightly. but batteries dont die easily coz some cells still working but very poor to produce enough voltage and current.

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