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The driver-side headlamp sometimes takes a few moments to finally light up. Sounds like some type of contact issue...anybody had any similar problems?
 

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Chances are it's a broken filiment in the light bulb...once power is supplied to a broken filiment vibration can allow the broken filiment to re-connect.

Over the years on the side of the road I have thumped the headlight lens to make the light come back on...and finish my travels. Then once home I change the bulb.
 

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It actually works 97% of the time...could a broken filament really be responsible?
 

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Must be a hairline filiment fracture ...both lows should be on the same relay ? (please check fuse box, underhood relays) and if you had a ground problem your light would come on but be dimmer, so I'm betting it's the bulb.

I have had headlight bulbs that worked most of the time...and then would not work until they were "thumped"...and then one day they eventually fail, once the bulb was removed you could see the filiment breakage.
 

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Thanks, I will replace it ASAP!
 

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If you look close at the bulb filiment you should be able to see the break !!
 

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Replaced it about 3 weeks ago...hasn't happened since!
 
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