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1999 tahoe headlights

I have a 1999 tahoe, the headlights are very dim. replaced bulbs, cleaned lenses. any ideas?

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This is a because you have a bad ground, check you grounds under the hood and behind the grill also, most like problem are most common problem is smallest wire goung to ground terminal on battery. I hope this solves you problem, and happy holidays!

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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    David Johnson Dec 23, 2008

    This is a because you have a bad ground, check your grounds under the hood and behind the grill also, most likely problem or most common problem I see the smallest wire going to ground terminal on battery. I hope this solves you problem, and happy holidays!

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