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My headlights are too...

My headlights are too dim and one side works on bright/ the other doesn't but works on normal with the othernot working

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?

I'll check the fuses, thank you but I'm trying to figure out how to R&R

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

95 dodge Ram 1500 V6

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I'll have to repair myself

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The glass covers are too corroded to let the lights shine properly

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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

The light that doesn't work is either going to be a bulb, wiring or connection issue. A bad bulb would be most likely. What you'll need to do is use an incandescent test light to check for power and ground at the bulb connector with the high and low beams on, if you find power is present for both high and low beam but the bulb does not light appropriately then it will need to be replaced.

For the hazed headlamps you can either replace the assemblies, or if they aren't too far gone then you can restore them. The best way to restore them is three stages of wet sanding followed by a light buffing compound. There are also kits that you can buy at a parts store, some with a clear coat that is sprayed on afterward.

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