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my 147 has blown in 5 months. Getting a bit ridiculous now this.
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If it is the dipped headlight bulb, try Halfords heavy-duty bulbs, they seem to be true to the description. I was popping them at the same rate as you, and these have cured that. If it is the sidelight bulb, try fitting canbus-compliant LED bulbs, I got a pair from Ebay for about three times the price of a standard filament bulb, they paid for themselves in six months, and have a life expectancy of about 5 years. Not sure about LED's for headlights yet, the whole technology of LED car bulbs is advancing at enormous speed, but after-market stuff is still expensive and a bit legally dodgy.

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Probably a bad earth on the headlight somewhere
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had the same problem for sidelights - swapped for leds and now fine
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Thanks chaps. Food for thought. Sliced hands here we come....
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Also check for damaged wiring.
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