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Driving home from work last night around 7.30pm on the motorway when both headlights fail:eek:

Not pleasant at all.

If this happens to anyone fog lights are your saviour to light your way to a safe place.

Checked the fuses and they were OK.

Bulbs blown.

Chap at Halfords says it is quite common that if one bulb blows the other will as well.

Seems to be a slightly flawed system to me.
 

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That must have been scary mate :wow:

I've never had both bulbs blow at once in any car :eek:
Neither have I which is why I suspected something more serious and the fuses were the first thing I checked. It really is not a good design if this can happen.
 

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I got super bright (120%) this time. Not tried them out yet.
 

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They are BOGOF at Halfords at the moment. That was the upside.
 

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I looked at the Helfrauds ones and the Osram had a better review and were cheaper :D

I'm well happy with them :)
I'll try Osram next time they both blow.
 

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I didn't bother waiting for the second one to blow, I replaced them both and kept the crappy one as a spare :lol:
 
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Just swapped both of my dipped beams for Osrams after NS failed :thumbs:

I've had the extra extra bright bulbs before in the past but they do tend to fail quicker in my experience. I always go for something around the 50-70% brighter than ave now.
 

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Bumper off to change bulbs!! Who decided that was a good piece of design?
 

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My GT goes in in the morning to have both headlight bulbs replaced. Bumper coming off...sigh :rolleyes:

I've been running on fogs for two weeks!
What a load of ********, I changed bulbs on my GT with out taking the bumper off :D

It's a bit of a tight squeeze but you don't have to take the bumper off :thumbs:
 
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