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2011 Kia Optima .. Very bad visibility at night with only

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2011 Kia Optima .. Very bad visibility at night with only low beams on .. Can't see at all really .. seems like this is not an uncommon problem from what I see on line .. Any tips on how to correct this .. Thx Lee
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 9 months ago.

Hello ans welcome to just answer. My name is ***** ***** a master tech. Yes this is not only a problem with your vehicle but many others with stock headlights as they just meet the requirements. You can easily change up to halogen or hd lighting which I did and will notice a big difference as the originals are like a warm interior light as the up grades not only penetrate better and wider but whiter for much better viability I will give you a chart of the different lights and how they work for viability..

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 9 months ago.

Other then the bulb itself the outer lens on most vehicles tend to scratch and fog up, there are restore kits available to bring them bake and enhance the bulbs penetration. Here are a couple products for that. Hope this info helps you out and if you require further help let me know and please take the time to rate my service to you.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you .. I will try new HID bulbs to see if that helps .. My lenses are clear so they are ok ... Lee
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 9 months ago.

As far as I'm concerned HD LIGHTS are king, not only do they penetrate and project further but also wider to help see if anything is coming out the side of the road at you . You will be very happy as I use them too. iF YOUR HAPPY WITH MY SERVICE PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO RATE ME, THANK YOU.

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 9 months ago.

Just checking to see how your doing and if you need further help? If not could you please take the time to rate my answer thank you.

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