The Chevrolet Cavalier is a compact automobile produced from 1982 to 2005 by General Motors.

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driver headlight is dim

i have a problem with my driverside headlight.my daytime lights work until i put my switch on then my driver headlight is dim, when i turn my lights off my daytimes dont work and my headlight indicator light blinks.

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andre, check your light bulb to make sure that you have the right one installed. Check your wiring harness for a short. Check your connectors as well as relays for corrosion and make sure that you have proper ground connection.

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1st Step:

Test with an Instrument (Voltmeter),

if the correct or sufficient Voltage is supplied at the Bulb.

Measure at the 2 terminals of the bulb.

If your vehicle has a 12 Volt Electrical System, (DC)

the display at the Test-Instrument should read approximately 12 Volts.

Most "Multi-Meters" are able to measure DC-Voltages.

(Keep well and be kind to each other)

Klaus

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Often the cause is a bad connection at the bulb-connection.

A bad connection is a Resistance for the electrical current.

This causes a Voltage-drop

and the bulb has insufficient voltage to light up fully.

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