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Looky Looky How weird can you explain this.......

I return to my car this evening turn on the engine then turn on the headlights.

Headlights turn on a less then 1/2 a second Then...... no light ???

Both my headlights blew at the same time ! Lucky for the fog lights!

Shall get some new bulbs in the morning. Just find this real strange and weird any ideas ?
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Re: How weird can you explain this.......

The same thing happened with the tail lamps on my old Golf Mk2 once. I think one bulb fails causing a voltage surge that pops the other one on the same circuit.
I just hope for your sake it's not the switch or the body computer...
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Re: How weird can you explain this.......

Twice, on my old Rover, I had both tail-lights go at the same time. The garage told me the same thing - the voltage surge, caused by the failure of one bulb, blows the other one.
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Re: How weird can you explain this.......

I had exactly the same thing happen to me last year. I was so convinced that two bulbs couldn't blow at the same time that I checked all the fuses and finding them ok, took it to the dealer. Of course they just changed both bulbs and charged me a fortune!

I was glad of the foglights as it must be almost impossible to change the bulbs in the dark with just a torch light.
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Re: How weird can you explain this.......

Something similar happend to a friend's Clio. Fisrt the left headlight and 2 days latter the right headlight. He couldn't explain what happened.
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