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Hey guys. I was changing a headlight bulb when I guess I accidentally pulled the green wire out of the left side wiring harness socket and now that headlight wont come on. I'm assuming this is the ground wire. Anyway, does anyone know how to go about reattaching this? Looks like it needs to be soddered or something and that's above my skill level. do i need a whole new wiring harness? here's a pic of what I mean, although the one in this pic has obviously not been pulled out:



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get yourself a channellock 8 1/4" CHA 908 wire, strip, crimp,etc, tool. around $15.oo bucks. get the proper wire connector[wire lug]. leave 1/4 inch wire exposed, after you cut wire, close as you can to old lug crimp. stick wire end in new lug hole, crimp, then you should be done. that channellock tool is cheap enough, and should last a long time. lowes, home depot walmart, its easy enough to find. when you do crimp, put the point of crimp tool on the side if the lug without the crack.
 

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cost v/s cost

You can still buy that headlight harness new for $30-35


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mac is right.. by the time you drive around town getting parts and tool, learn how to do this correctly, you could be already done.
 
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I think I figured out a quick fix. I have an old harness with the same issue that I replaced a couple years ago. So one of the sockets is good. I figure I can just splice the wires into the good socket and use that.
 

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cover

make sure you cover the work that you do. any of the old 4 elements,[earth, wind, fire, water] will take away from it. block any of those old elements.
 

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fix headlight

you get her going, finish this post. i believe ive found that Scotch 33+, electrical tape is pliable, and last longer than most. you can get this at wally world. it keeps the elements out more than most.
 
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