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Purple HID headlight of impending death

Not sure how it happened so quickly I have owned quite a few cars with HID's and have never had to replace a bulb. Be that as it may, do you really need to replace both when you replace one? Insight would be very helpful

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Old 03-03-2015, 08:32 AM
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Re: Purple HID headlight of impending death

No, not at all. I have dropped one before and had another one sent to me. Worked fine.
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Re: Purple HID headlight of impending death

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So the color was pretty close?
That is my concern really
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Purple HID headlight of impending death

Yes, it's not like a paint job. Bulbs are not made in pairs. You will be fine, just make sure you order the correct color; i.e. 4300k, 6000k, 8000k.
Of course, buying in pairs could be a good idea to have a spare.

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Re: Purple HID headlight of impending death

Do you remember the process on how to replace the bulb by chance?
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Re: Purple HID headlight of impending death

Are these the original bulbs on your 2012? HID bulbs do color shift over time. Considering it is a 3 year old bulb, you may notice the difference.
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Re: Purple HID headlight of impending death

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Are these the original bulbs on your 2012? HID bulbs do color shift over time. Considering it is a 3 year old bulb, you may notice the difference.
I did. I will be buying another one
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