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Why Do My Car Lights Keep Going Dim?

Why Do My Car Lights Keep Going Dim?

When driving at night, we greatly depend on our vehicle lights. Whenever they start to look dim or even flicker in the slightest, it could seriously impair our visibility and other cars' ability to see us. Unfortunately, many problems could cause your car lights to change. The three most common areas where the problem can be traced back to are your battery, alternator, and ground wires.   Battery  The first electrical component you should consider checking is the battery. You should keep track of how old the battery is and when it was last replaced. An old or damaged battery could be the cause of your dimming lights. The best way to examine your battery is to have it tested. At Eric's Automotive, we have just the right equipment to test your battery.   Alternator The next most common cause of dimming lights in your vehicle is a failing alternator. An affected alternator will only cause the lights to dim or flicker when the car is on. That is because the alt ... read more

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