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Car headlights. I have replaced the two dipped headlight bulbs as the old bulbs stopped working. They are now very dim when on dipped, and are only as bright as the side lights. The Full beams are working fine. Is there any easy fix solution to this problem or should i take the car to a garage? thanks. Mike

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    Main dealer has replaced so etching called a light coil and has also added an earthing wire to the car frame but the issue persists.

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It's actually VERY unlikely for BOTH bulbs to go at the same time - sounds like you have a wiring problem (loose connector somewhere or wire trapped and abraided ...) ....

See if you can follow the wires from the light clusters across the engine compartment (will be after the two sets 'join up' since both bulbs are effected) .. if you can't find an obvious break / connectror, you will have to take it to a garage ..

(If only one light went & you changed both, did you fit the right 'wattage' bulbs ??)

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