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I've a 2003 Toyota Camry XLE V-6 with approximately 94000 miles and the driver's side low-beam headlight seems to have a short in it. Low-beam goes on and off. I've replaced the bulbs (always in sets and without letting my finger touch the glass part of the bulb), however to no avail. Only the driver's side, low-beam light seems affected.

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Does the bulb light or is it just real dim? If it is dim then it is a ground problem. If it is coming on and off fully then it has to be a broken wire somewhere. If it was shorting then it would blow the fuse. So it is going to be tough to find. Because the wire is probably broken inside the insulation. 90% of the time it is at a connection. Like where the wire goes into the socket. So I would start there.

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