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2002 galant one headlight is brighter than the other and the bulbs have been replaced also headlight wiring harness..wut else can it be?

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There is only one ground and 2 positives ,low and high beam,
unplug the brighter head light and set head lights to low,then check on the end of the pig tail harness to see if the harness is not shorted or polarity is not reverse,specialy if you replace new harness.

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