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driver's side headlight went out (brights) went to dealer paid $8.00 went home replaced bulb and the brights on driver side still don't work:mad: :confused: . any help greatly appricaited(sp)
 

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The H13 is a dual beam bulb, meaning there is a possibility the secondary filament for the high beams is broken. A pulled or frayed wire on that side is a lesser possibility.
 

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BLaCKCalI said:
driver's side headlight went out (brights) went to dealer paid $8.00 went home replaced bulb and the brights on driver side still don't work:mad: :confused: . any help greatly appricaited(sp)
Shouldn't have had to pay anything. That' what the warranty is for. Make the dealer fix it with no cost to you.
 

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Shouldn't have had to pay anything. That' what the warranty is for. Make the dealer fix it with no cost to you.

Warranties normally wouldn't cover a light. It is a consumiable, Thats like asking for your gas back because it went empty.
 

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they dont give u gas back for it burning away?!!

--sorry, i'm just tryin to send this thread off on a tangent heading for left field. GO HAWKS TOMORROW!
 

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Warranties normally wouldn't cover a light. It is a consumiable, Thats like asking for your gas back because it went empty.
If people are getting thier rear license plate lights replaced under warranty, there's nor eason a headlight woudl be any different. A headlight shouldn't go bad on a new car in the first year EVER, and pretty sure it's covered under warranty.
 

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If people are getting thier rear license plate lights replaced under warranty, there's nor eason a headlight woudl be any different. A headlight shouldn't go bad on a new car in the first year EVER, and pretty sure it's covered under warranty.

I wouldn't go as far to say ever. Headlights are a tough thing, I've bought brand new bulbs and had them go within a few months. But they are consumiable. I wouldn't even bother my time to make an appoinment to change a bulb. I'd hit Wal-Mart and do it myself for $4.99.
 

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I wouldn't go as far to say ever. Headlights are a tough thing, I've bought brand new bulbs and had them go within a few months. But they are consumiable. I wouldn't even bother my time to make an appoinment to change a bulb. I'd hit Wal-Mart and do it myself for $4.99.
That's understandable, but this person went to the dealer to get the bulb, and then it didn't work when he installed it.
 

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The question still remains....is it covered or not within the first year?

It's Sunday now so I can't call my dealer to ask.

If I forget, it would be nice if someone finds an answer to put this question to rest. :)
 

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That's understandable, but this person went to the dealer to get the bulb, and then it didn't work when he installed it.

Granted it still didn't work, But they still charged him $8 to replace the light. They obviously didn't test their work.
 

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IBUILDCALIBERSUAW1268 said:
The question still remains....is it covered or not within the first year?

It's Sunday now so I can't call my dealer to ask.

If I forget, it would be nice if someone finds an answer to put this question to rest. :)
1 year or 20,000 Kms. in Canada.
 

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I had my tail light quit on me so I pulled the bulb and tested it only to find nothing wrong with it. I took the car to the dealer and they said they had to clear all of the stored codes from the computer and then my tail light worked again. If this can happen to a tail light, I don't see any reason it could not happen to a head light. It just might be the cause of your problem as well.
 

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Granted it still didn't work, But they still charged him $8 to replace the light. They obviously didn't test their work.
No, they charged him $8 for the bulb, he replaced it himself. At least that's my take on his post.
 

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No, they charged him $8 for the bulb, he replaced it himself. At least that's my take on his post.
yes I replaced myself and plan on talking to sevice dept when I take it in for an oil change I thank you all for the input on this subject
 
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