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Old 06-05-2009, 10:04 PM   #1
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Head light went out..

Well tonight while driving around I notice my headlights were dim so I go and look and my front left light is out. I have upgraded bulbs, they are Pilot Xenon Whites, and I have had them for nearly 9 months now. I check to see if they are plugged in and they are so then I give my high beams a try and they work as good as ever. What gives?!
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Old 06-05-2009, 10:17 PM   #2
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Those "xenon" bulbs have a short lifespan. Put some new bulbs in and they'll work.
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Old 06-05-2009, 11:58 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by MiikeyD View Post
upgrade to HIDs :]. if you keep getting bulbs every now and then im pretty sure HIDs will last longer in the long run and you'll end up spending less over time and save some $$$.
And get better light output with full HID kits than conventional "HID" bulbs.
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Those bulbs were probably ~$40? HID kits are ~$70.
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I believe your light bulb socket or wire harness at one point start melted. go check it out, if just the socket it is easy fix, go to auto parts store & buy one....... if the wire harness it will be suck!!!!
Also go for a HID, it only sale on ebay like 69.99!! check it out.
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:27 AM   #8
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Okay thank you for the replies, I'm not pissed about it because the bulbs only cost like $20 but I will be looking into HID kits because I don't want to keep buying new bulbs
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:57 AM   #9
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Yeah I would go with HID's. I'm thinking with the bulb that went out, it is probably the low beam filament taht went out while the high beam filament is still in tact.
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