Wire in headlights

Asked by Oct 25, 2016 at 06:34 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed my dim light bulb on my '08 G6
and it kept going out. Thought it was the
bulb until I checked further and it's the
wires connecting to the bulb. What do I
need to do to fix the problem. Note that it
also smells like burnt wiring.

1 Answer

6,535

The bulb socket is probably melted and shorting out. Go to local auto parts and buy a bulb holder and splice it in place. Make sure you solder wires and use shrink tubing vs electrical tape to protect soldering joints.

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