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Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 08:38:10 -0400
From: "darkpoter" <>
Subject: Re: Frontal Light failure

I have had bulbs die one way or the other often, ie high works but not low... low not high. Since its such a new car, why don't you put the original back in to test? If you don't have them swap the right to the left or vice versa. Some after market bulbs die much faster then the stock due to higher output. Matt "Michael" <> wrote in message news:5enjbvk8a2u1uiqs9tpabuu2sa7pfa346mnopsamcom... > > 2002 Saab 9-3 > > > My front driver's side low beam blinked out during driving on the > highway a few days ago. The SID info almost immediately notified me. > > What is strange is that its only low beam that died. High-beam works. > > Also, I noticed that the left side reverse light also died. (no > warning). > > > My question: > > Isn't high/low beam the same bulb? Meaning that its not the bulb? > > I'm running aftermarket bulbs (forget brand, but from Crutchfields), > and its the same volt/watt rating. Should I change it back to stock > before I take it back to the dealer (in case they want to blame the > bulb?) (I'm assuming its not a bulb thats burnt out). > > Is it as simple as a fuse? > >

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