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2001 Mazda Tribute: connector..headlight wiring harness..bulb

Customer Question

Where can I find the connector that is on the end of the headlight wiring harness? it is black plastic,has two prongs that go to the bulb and three wires from the harness. 2001 Mazda Tribute. Thank Glenn
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Ted G. replied 8 years ago.

If it's melted you may want to look into an upgrade kit like this:


Which is designed to work with the hotter/brighter bulbs and prevent melting. Otherwise you can go to virtually any auto parts store and ask for a 9003 bulb connector, they should have it. Or go here:

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I checked the websites yourecomended.My plug only has two prongs that are curved.
Mazda 2001 Tribute
Expert:  Ted G. replied 8 years ago.
That's strange, I only show a 9003 bulb for that, did this have aftermarket lights in it? Does it look like someone may have spliced a new connector in once already?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
No It Is Factory.
Expert:  Ted G. replied 8 years ago.
I'll opt out and see if someone else has an idea for you, sorry.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
The tech could not help me.