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Old 06 Oct 2007, 06:40 pm
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Default What causes headlights to dim on a 88' honda accord?

For some reason when I turn on my headlights sometimes the brights indicator comes on the dash,..and the brights come on first. Then when i click it regular lighting...the headlights seem dimmer than usual. It doesn't happen all the time though.
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Old 06 Oct 2007, 06:42 pm
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Possibly faulty circuit or wire connection.
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Old 06 Oct 2007, 06:45 pm
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Probably a short in your wiring. Your local autozone can usually hook it up and run diagnostics free of charge. If they cant because of the age of the vehicle, id take a trip to your local dealership.
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Old 06 Oct 2007, 06:48 pm
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u have a bad ground
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Old 06 Oct 2007, 06:52 pm
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First up if the lights have a mind of their own when you first turn them on then i would go streight to the colomn switch, as for the dimming you may have a bad earth wire somewhere in the headlamp circuit.
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