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One headlight not working due to low voltage. Reading 0.05v at connector. 12 volts at other side (which works) Checked fuse.

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    I have a Ford E 250 both of my headlights are out I am reading 12 volts to ground on both of the hot terminals is this the proper voltage to like the bUlb?

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Hello you have a ground problem on the 0.05v side . Check the ground or add a ground you can do this with a volt ohm meter hope this helps


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