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My 2009 Prius had the right side HID light fail at 90,000 miles.

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My 2009 Prius had the right side HID light fail at 90,000 miles. The dealership stated it was not the bulb but the electronic control unit costing $900.00 for parts and labor. To get to this point cost me $100.00 for the removal of the front bumper. I was not in a position to slap 800.00 more dollars, so in effect, I'm 100 dollars in the hole. What other options do I have?
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Toyota Mechanic: carguy1, auto technician replied 3 years ago
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Hi there,At this point probably the least expensive way to go is to locate a used one and have an independent shop install it for you. Try Uneedapart.com for the used part. This is a search engine for used parts. You might also find the part aftermarket on Ebay. These are the worst, I had about the same issue with my Maxima and got the whole setup for just under $250 when dealer cost was $650. I would try for used or aftermarket.Please let me know what more I can do to assist you.What happens next:Just Answer will now charge you for the full amount of your question.My goal is to provide you with 5-star service. If you cannot rate me at least 3-5 stars, we will keep working on this.Just Answer does not compensate me for my time and effort; you do with a 3-5 star rating.Follow up questions are included in your question price even after rating.
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