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On a 1985 Pontiac Parisienne where is the ground wire for the lowbeam headlights?

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Should be coming out of the wiring harness on each side of the car, where the harness is fastened to the radiator support. The ground is bolted to the radiator support on both right and left sides near the headlights- on the back of the radiator support

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