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Old 09-21-2014, 07:46 PM
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Light Bulb Replacements

I love my 2011 Grand Cherokee, but have a fourth light bulb to replace. The first was a daytime running light. Next was a headlight, and the dealer replaced both since they figured the other headlight would go out soon too. In the past month I have had to replace a rear blinker and now a fog light.

I am sure I'm not remembering completely correctly, but I only recall having to replace one bulb in 17 years in my '93 Grand Cherokee.

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Re: Light Bulb Replacements

I guess they just don't make bulbs like they used to.
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Re: Light Bulb Replacements

Sounds like we have the same GC, right down to the beige interior. Mine is a Feb 2011 build, I bought new in March 2011. I've never had a bulb burn out. Seems strange that you should have so many. Have you checked the voltage output of the charging system?
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Re: Light Bulb Replacements

Replaced left rear tail light 3 times, left front driving light 1, and left front turn signal 1. I have seen several WK2's with the same left rear tail light out. First few times i got an alert about light tout but last time I did not.
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Re: Light Bulb Replacements

I HAVE HAD MY 2013 JGC Ltd. for exactly 2 years. Today I just replaced the daytime running bulbs for the third time. That averages out to every 8 months. I have been using Sylvania bulbs and asked the guy behind the counter if anything is made that would last any longer and he suggested the Sylvania silverstar 3157. He said they have a little longer life span and are much whiter than the regular 3157. He was right. I like the whiter look, much nicer. If it lasts any longer that remains to be seen. Does anyone know of another bulb that could be used, please let me know. No other bulbs have burnt out as yet. Thanks.
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Re: Light Bulb Replacements

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I love my 2011 Grand Cherokee, but have a fourth light bulb to replace. The first was a daytime running light. Next was a headlight, and the dealer replaced both since they figured the other headlight would go out soon too. In the past month I have had to replace a rear blinker and now a fog light.

I am sure I'm not remembering completely correctly, but I only recall having to replace one bulb in 17 years in my '93 Grand Cherokee.



Seems out of the norm for sure. I owned a 2002 JGC for 8 years and only replaced one rear blinker bulb. Only had to replace a rear blinker bulb on my '11 so far.
Hope you get this figured out.


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