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Old 09-03-2008, 05:57 AM   #11
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I don't know about it being easy to replace foglights...my GXP is weird....I have to take the whole housing out to replace them, also the bulb number is different than any other GXP in the world, I swear. Mine takes the same bulb as a G6 takes, so after I bought the bulbs that I SHOULD have needed I had to return them for the correct bulbs.
Sorry, had some wrong info in that post. My Bonnie takes a H3 bulb which is for some older Grand Prixs, not a G6. Everywhere I looked says I should need a H11 bulb. Anyone else have this issue?
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can anyone done the big 3 and still experienced the dimming? i would assume it would reduce/eliminate it completely.

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Been to busy keepin the car waxed, nitrous filled and rebuilding 2 year old solenoid valves/replacing airlines to my air ride to think about lights. The dimming is random and seldom. I've had 3 fog light failures all covered by extended warranty. I'm thinking it'* a computer glitch tied into the DRL circuit. The car has a few programming glitches including how far back the driver seat will travel at any given time, seat exit memory and side mirror memory. What ya gonna do? Mr.GoodWrech tells me no codes thrown and they cant find a problem when these things are mentioned. Nor can I seem to get them to do it when there. grrrrrrrrrrrr. At times one of the glitches is very annoying, I will turn off the ignition and the seat will try to pin me against the steering wheel.
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Yeah I've gotten used to the whole dimming situation, the guy I give a ride to work on the other hand, hasn't. Some nights he'* practically hovering over my shoulder just staring at the voltmeter. I should videotape that.....it'd be hilarious.
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