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I have a Pontiac Sunfire 2001 2.2, DRL is flashing that will eventually cause a Service Alarm on my panel. I could bypass the alarm by turning my headlight manually. What could be the possible problem?

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Check for corroded wires. The wiring harness starts under the battery tray and sometimes the battery leaks acid on the connector and corrodes it. If the connector looks good and the bulbs are good then more than likely the harness is rubbing between the washer bottle and the body creating an open or short to ground in either the pink wire or the blue wire to the headlights.

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Are any of the Headlights burnt out? High and low beams?

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