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hi its me alec 06-11-2007 02:30 PM

halogen headlight bulbs keep burning out
only on the right side - i've burned through two bulbs in two weeks. i searched around a little bit and couldn't find anything about this problem. does anyone know what could be causing this?

paraklas 06-11-2007 04:41 PM

what bulbs are you using? Philips Vision Plus or OEM seem to last a very long time unlike with some "xenon look" "hid effect" "blue/white" bulbs made in china.

Also check for discoloration on the copper bulb plug and for arc spots

whosechariot727 06-12-2007 12:59 AM

Are you touching the glass part when installing? That will kill the bulbs life. Just my $.02

mycool 06-12-2007 01:08 AM

i have some xenon match bulbs for sale :]

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