Vectra ( C type ) Lights

Discussion in 'Vectra' started by Olliebears1, Feb 26, 2005.

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    Olliebears1 Guest

    Hi everyone

    I have a query that I hope somebody can answer

    I have a Vectra 2.2 TDi LS (04 plate )

    and I wondered can I change the dipped headlight bulb for a H7 Single Xenon-Plus Bulb without doing any damage to the electrics as the handbook say the need a very high voltage to operate.

    Dealer says he only recomends that they change the bulbs

    Thanks in advance

    Olliebears
     
    Olliebears1, Feb 26, 2005
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    R. Murphy Guest

    If the wattage is the same, then surely there should be no problem? Even at that, there will be a fuse somewhere to protect the circuit.

    As for replacing - if a bulb goes, try telling the nice policeman that you can't change a bulb, and that the dealer has to do it, and see what the reaction is. A bit tough if a bulb blows on a Saturday afternoon in the winter - are you really expected to take the car off the road until you can take time off work to take it in? - although you could always call out the roadside emergency services of course.

    Personally I would have a look at the handbook, practise changing bulbs to see how it goes, and keep a spare in the car.
    Hi everyone

    I have a query that I hope somebody can answer

    I have a Vectra 2.2 TDi LS (04 plate )

    and I wondered can I change the dipped headlight bulb for a H7 Single Xenon-Plus Bulb without doing any damage to the electrics as the handbook say the need a very high voltage to operate.

    Dealer says he only recomends that they change the bulbs

    Thanks in advance

    Olliebears
     
    R. Murphy, Feb 26, 2005
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    Guest Guest

    Do you have pukka zenon discharge lamp bulbs? Don't know? Ask your
    dealer. The light from them is very white and very bright and has
    excellent penetration, unless the dip beam is set too low (as mine was!!!).
    If so they *should* last the life of the car, i.e. 4000 hours bulb "on"
    i.e. lit, time. At 60 mph that's 240000 miles.
    If your car is on an 04 plate then it has a 3 year warranty. It's the
    dealers problem.
    Dave
     
    Guest, Feb 27, 2005
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