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Old 03-24-2007, 10:07 AM
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Angry HeadLight Bulbs

My 00 f250 is blowing bulbs back after back on the left side. 3rd bulb in 2 days!!!!!!! whats the deal with this?
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Old 03-24-2007, 10:36 AM
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Sounds like a short, or a power spike to the circit to that bulb. If you are running high power bulbs, without the proper relay, or upgraded harness you can have problems like that.

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Old 03-24-2007, 10:40 AM
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Ditto, man, that does suck, tracing them can be a PITA
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Old 03-24-2007, 10:42 AM
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Also try cleaning the connector going to the bulb.
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Old 03-24-2007, 11:22 AM
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thanks guys anymore thoughts?
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Old 03-24-2007, 02:00 PM
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i always read that make sure that you are not getting any oil from your fingers on the bulbs, so i try to install em with gloves or a soft rag to keep that from happening.
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i always read that make sure that you are not getting any oil from your fingers on the bulbs, so i try to install em with gloves or a soft rag to keep that from happening.
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Old 03-24-2007, 05:46 PM
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I suggest replacing the light bulb again with a latex or nitrile glove on. Basically the type fo gloves worn by physicians this way you have no chance of getting any of your skin oils on the bulb. I am thinking that is your problem your skin is touching the bulb there for putting your skin oil on the bulb causing the ulb to blow prematurely.
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Old 03-24-2007, 10:30 PM
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not to be a smart a@@,but i thought that was covered in the install instructions on the package. thought that was a gimme, but then i deal with these type bulbs everyday so its nothing new for me.
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Old 03-25-2007, 03:21 PM
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yea i keep my hands covered placing them in. I've always known to do that. I put my stock bulbs back in the truck and they wont blow for nothing. I guess it was the wattage thing. I hate the stock bulbs. they are 65/55, what can i do to where i can run my 100/80 bulbs without blowing them?
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