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2012 Hyundai elantra touring: Car never had problem starting. Yesterday came out to car and cd that was in player was ejected. Tried to start car - nothing. Not knowing any better, thought I needed a boost. We hooked up charger and immediately battery showed 90% charge. Took charger off, car started right away. One headlight was out, but when I started to drive away, one of the two bulbs in headlight came on. Could this be a bad ground for headlights? I should add that up to this time, check engine light was on for months (known problem - air in gas line); once the above occurred, the check engine light out, abs light on. When I shut car off and restarted, abs light out.

  • Most likely a bad battery or connections at the battery need removed and cleaned. – Moab Feb 9 at 16:17
  • Welcome to Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair! What is the year/make/model/engine of the car in question? – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Feb 9 at 16:56
  • If it is an incandescent head light : it may have a broken filament. The broken filament end swings around and may contact the other end and weld to it keeping the light on temporarily. – blacksmith37 Feb 9 at 16:57
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