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Old 03-06-2006, 01:46 PM   #1
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I don't seem to be getting the life out of fog lights that I think I should. I replaced both lights at the beginning of Feb. and within 2 weeks one was out again. I usually get 2 to 6 weeks before one goes out. It is not always the same one. I don't handle the bulb by the glass at any time during the installation. Any Ideas???
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it could be possible that you have a bad connection or something requiring more current than should be going through the circuit. Other than that, is there any water getting into the lights? what kind of bulbs are you using?
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I have to agree....moisture might be playing a factor in this
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I have the same problem but it'* with Silverstars.

My guess would be wait until another burns out and check for possible shorts.
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I was thinking moisture also. I am going to look at that a liitle more when the weather improves some.
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My answer would be to replace with other light assemblies, say Cyberwhite or Hella Angel Eyes and see it the problem persists
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I was thinking moisture also. I am going to look at that a liitle more when the weather improves some.
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My answer would be to replace with other light assemblies, say Cyberwhite or Hella Angel Eyes and see it the problem persists
i have a set of OEMs laying around if you need them
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The stock wiring is only good for 27 watts, if you have aftermarket lights the voltage drop might be too much.
Here'* a link to upgrade your stock wiring, good idea and cheap too
http://users.adelphia.net/~bpaskevic...AMP_WIRING.htm
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I have the same problem but it'* with Silverstars.

My guess would be wait until another burns out and check for possible shorts.
I had that same problem with SS. I burned out both fogs, and both low beams within a month. No moisture problems either.
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