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bought this car a while ago and it's been a project. when i drove it home it had 1 working headlight. i replaced them all and all was fine till the other morning i noticed one of the low beams not working. it wasn't an issue because mostly drive during the day. got out early this morning and neither one worked and noticed that a high beam was out. checked the battery posts with the car idling with no a/c running and no lights on. 14.1v with the one headlight on and the a/c on and blower on high it was like 13.6 or 13.8v my guess is the regulator is bad but not sure what is within spec on this car. what do you think?
Its got the solenoid b issue with the transmission. replaced the solenoids and it didn't fix it so i picked up a transmission from the salvage yard. gotta put that in. needs new rear struts but the car isn't half bad. rides nice.
 

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What did you buy this used vehicle for, and how many miles were on it when you bought it? I’ve got an ‘02 with the 3.4L but “only” almost 235,000 miles. 380,000 is crazy mileage!
 

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Transmission solenoids that go bad wont be unnoticed, youre car will shift erraticly, hard, may not shift at all or even fal into "limp" mode, i wouldnt mess with the tranny if its doing what its supposed to be doing. From what youre saying it sounds like your multifuntional switch has gone bad, check your fuses before anything using a volt meter or test light to see if any fuses have popped . let me know what else i could help ya with! Also with the car running it shouls be at 14v and it may drop some when loads are applied, if it dropped below 12v with loads you have a problem.
 
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