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If I replace headlight bulb this time will be third time and…

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If I replace headlight...

If I replace headlight bulb this time will be third time and my fog lights are out the only light working are high beams

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?

Does fusses run head lights and fog?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

2001 Subaru outback

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Outback yourself? What have you tried so far?

Not doing myself they changed twice right side headlight and now the left is out

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

This is all

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Subaru Mechanic: camerontech, diagnostic auto tech replied 7 months ago
camerontech
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hi there

im cam, a licenced diagnostic tech

these headlight bulbs on these are known for blowing and not lasting a long time. especially if they are a cheaper brand of bulbs.

one thing to check with these is the charging system.

if the system is overcharging, then this will prematurely overheat the bulbs and blow them.

they also need to be properly strapped in as this is how it is grounded and can add to them blowing too soon also from poor ground.

I would recommend checking the charging system for overcharging and replacing both with quality brand name bulbs as these willl have a warranty

they should also be installed while wearing gloves as oil form your hand will cause overheating

let me know how you make out

please take a moment to rate me and i am always available for follow ups after rating

thanks and i appreciate positive ratings

cam

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