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Headlights are too hot

Lights are so hot they are melting the plugs. all fuses are good, alternator is working properly, parking lights are fine, all other electrical in car is fine what cause this

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  • agsimone1 Nov 30, 2008

    factory bulbs and they were fine up until a few days ago, bulbs and/or fuses did not blow out just getting very hot

  • paul erickson
    paul erickson May 11, 2010

    are they the factory lights or aftermarket bulbs?

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Possible plugged vent in housing. Look for a little round cap like thing somewhere on back or side. Usually under those caps they have a small screenlike cover over hole that may be plugged up, or it may only have a slight hole somewhere in that housing that is plugged.

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