I thought I needed my HID bulb replaced so I went ahead and had both bulbs replaced, but the driver side HID is still dim. Could it be the actual headlamp? It's not as bright and the passenger side.
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2006 Nissan Maxima Question: Front Driver Headlamp Dim
Answer #1gerskan May 22, 2013, 18:03Rookie
If the outside of your projector lens seems dusty or you can't "look inside"; there is dust inside the assembly. I replaced 1 entire headlight, the new one has clear lens and blue/white light. I replaced only the bulb on the other side. On old HID low beam there is a noticeable line across the old headlight lens due to dust/dirt/damage inside the assembly. No help from dealer on how to clean it. Plan to remove headlight and attempt cleaning with compressed air.