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Old 04-25-2009, 02:58 AM   #1
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'12 Legacy 2.5i

Default Passanger headlight burns out

The headlight has been replaced now going on the third time in the past 6 mo. I have used Sylvania this last time, and some extra OE bulb that came with the car. The headlight works great for a few weeks and slowly becomes weaker and weaker until it burns out.

btw its an 04 wagon.

What do I need to do?
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Old 04-25-2009, 04:36 AM   #2
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Check the connector to the bulb contacts. There may be a bad connection there and the bulb contacts are getting burned.
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Old 04-25-2009, 09:37 AM   #3
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sounds like the bulb has a bad ground. Usually a burned connector at either the bulb or the body ground.
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