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2001 Ford Focus. Drivers side headlight low beam keeps going out. Replaced bulb many times. High beam works but no low beam. Please help, this is very frustrating. All other lights are fine. Thank you!

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I might be wrong but the first thing I would be checking is when its working with a new bulb does it go brighter when you rev your engine? If it does (it might not always do that) I would check for a bad earth on the headlight or where it is grounded to the body. That is the most simple thing to check for but it could be a fault in other places too, (alternator, switches etc.)and unless you are a good electrician I would sugest you take it to an auto spark and let him/her look into it for you. Sorry I cant be any more help than that.

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