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Hi. My name is***** have a Toyota Camry 98 2.2. I have a problem with the headlights. It all started a few days after I replaced the headlight assemblies because the old ones were too opaque. One night I noticed that both headlights were illuminating road far and bright enough like they did before not even with the high beams lights on. The weird thing is that they don't look dim. I took my car to a car electrician to have it inspected. He first checked them visually and he said that they were fine because they did not look dim. Then checked everything even the headlight switch, and all he found was 1.25 volt high resistance in the ground circuit. He said that that resistance wasnt affecting the headlights becuase he tried to divert it ( he put it back to normal later) but he didn't see the lights go brighter. I think he didn't see the difference because it was daytime. I bought white lights and I checked headlights adjustments but it didn't help. Even at night if you look at the headlights they look okay because they dont iluminate the road like they used to. What could be wrong with the wiring if the electrician couldn't fix. Do you think that that resistance is the problem?
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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 7 months ago
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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 7 months ago

hey how are you

I will try to help you with this issue

first we can not have volts a ground ,

so if you unplug the headlight connectors ,will that 1.25 go away ,if it does ,plug it back in then ,go to your headlight fuse,set voltmeter to milli amps, read across the fuse ,tell me what are you reading anything higher than .5 milli amps

lets start here

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

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