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My trusted mechanic of many years is telling me that the

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Hi
my trusted mechanic of many years is telling me that the "headight igniter" is intermittent and entire passenger side headlamp unit needs to be replaced - parts and labor, $1,600
What "part" should I order used to try to save some money?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  FixItMan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** for the question. You need the ballast resistor/igniter assembly. This is what get the bulb up and glowing. The best way to repair this is as a complete assembly. If you are going to try and replace just those parts make sure that tou purchase genuine toyota/Lexus parts otherwise it will not last. Let me know if you need more help.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are used ones available and if so how much should they cost?
Thanks
Expert:  FixItMan replied 1 year ago.

If you can find a used one they would typically run a couple hundred dollars. Try a good used company like LKQCORP.com