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Headlights not working properly and sometimes not at all

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  • sonic22 Nov 14, 2008

    Initially the passenger headlight was dim upon replacement of both headlights the driver side headlight is now dim. What can I do to solve this... is it a ground wire issue.

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Look into replacing the headlight switch - I've changed this on two Civics in the last two months. Both had intermittent problems that eventually became permanent inabilities to turn on the lights. New headlight switches did the trick. Remove the lower steering column trim and you'll be able to unscrew the mounting screws for the switch. Let it drop down and dangle, unhook the harness from the back, and then install your new one in the reverse order.

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Older civics (i have a 1990) you have to pull the steering wheel to get to the screws and its a switch group body for both lights and wipers, etc. MARK THE POSITION OF THE WHEEL if you dont want a crooked steering wheel. pop the emblem from the steering wheel, remove the steeringwheel nut, wheel slides right off without a puller. then there is a ring that holds the two halves of the column shroud together as well as the three screws in the bottom. two screws hold the switch body on, disconnect wiring harnesses, reassemble in reverse order.

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