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Hello friends, I'm writing in hopes of getting some info.

My front headlight was out a few years ago, and after checking the fuse and changing the bulb, it still didn't work. So I sent it to the shop, and they diagnosed it as a bad relay which they replaced.
All was good until about a week ago, 08/07/2022, the headlight is out again.
Not the fuse, I figured it was the bulb, after all, how long do the bulbs last? After ordering new bulbs, today, the 24th, light is on. Is it another bad relay or is something else going on? Thanks.
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It could be the relay, or just a dodgy connection to it. New relays are very cheap:
https://www.amazon.com/Support-Relay-Spst-4pin-Pack/dp/B00RWVLMI4 ($10 for 5)
or Pep boys etc at $10 for 1.
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It was a burned wire harness, bulbs, and relays. Apparently, I'd been using a charger over winter and not a trickle charger. Live and learn. Thanks for responding.
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