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Headlight won't work

The low dim head light does not work. We have replaced the light with a new light and it still does not work. What could the problem be?

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We are assuming the power to the light is okay.
The other side is working okay.
The electrical connector to the light may have a short or open circuit.
I would take to your local mechanic check it out.
The wiring can be repaired if neccessary.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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This is always caused by a loose or corroded headlight ground wire, check around the head light for a wire screwed to the sheet metal or radiator support.

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If the ground is good I would take a careful look at the light socket itself. There may be corrosion inside or on the power wire where it goes into the socket or it may just be making poor contact.
You can get a replacement one at any auto parts store. The last one I got was about $10. Get some heat shrink tube to cover your splices, it does a much better job of sealing the splice than tape. Hope this helps.

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more likely a fuse problem try to check the fuse boxes inside and on the engine compartment

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you may have a poor ground

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The wiring harnesses in the plugs behind the bulbs are burned up seperate rear of headlight cover and inspect parts available at your ford dealer

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