Faulty regulator may cause head lights to change intensity on Honda Civic

A faulty regulator on some models will cause the head lights to change intensity. The alternator needs to be replaced for this issue.

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Average mileage: 139,119 (72,000–201,000)
4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2006
8 people reported this problem
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2006 Honda Civic 72,000 mi,
Head lights change intensity while driving.
1998 Honda Civic 200,195 mi,
Head lights will flicker as well as lights on dash, erratic , not all the time
1997 Honda Civic 201,000 mi,
headlight intensity varies
2006 Honda Civic 100,400 mi,
Lights changing intensity.
1998 Honda Civic 122,000 mi,
The head light intensity has varied on this car since I bought it. Have lived with it up to current time of 166,000 miles.