Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2006 00:12:55 +0000
From: "Charles C." <c.k.christacopoulos.removeme.nospamee.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: head light failure


Fred W wrote: > leon wrote: >> Hi, >> 2003 93 linear, 29k miles I have replaced 3 bulbs so far in one month >> - hi >> beam left, low beam left, hi beam right, now it says right low beam >> failure. >> does it sound weird so many light bulbs in such short time, Also they >> are >> pain in a... to replace - no space. Any trick anyone knows how to do >> it fast >> and easy? >> thanks, leon >> >> > > Can't help with the replacement as my '03 has HIDs and have not needed > to replace. But considering how quickly you are going through headlight > bulbs I would check the charging voltage. A higher voltage will result > in nice bright beams but shorten their lives considerably. Yes ... something like that. Neighbour with Mazda suffered the same eventually the dealer replaced the alternator and the problem went away. > > Also, FWIW, you could ask the dealer to eliminate the DRLs as that > should extend the life of those bulbs some. I beleive your DRLs use the > high beams with conventional headlights, but I could be wrong. > :-) Charles -- Please remove _removeme_ to reply.

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