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fog lights keep burning out

frankenstinesy

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my foglights keep burning out and i havne't had them for very long. i bought silverstars approx 4 months ago and the left one went out about a month ago and i just noticed that the right went out. i don't wana have to keep buying new bulbs each time this happens. do you know of any causes for this. i bought my silverstar headlights before the fogs and both are still working properly. are the blazertechs worth the money, and how hard is it to install them?
 

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are you sure they burnt out? are you sure you dont have a loose connection? right now on my leftside of my fog light keeps going out becuase of some loose wiring. When it gets warmer I have to see where it is loose or maybe I might have to tape it up some more. I would check and see if nothing is loose inside the bulb connection.

Good luck!
 

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I have to see where it is loose or maybe I might have to tape it up some more
Tape :eek: ...Fredo bring it over and we will solder it, then it will never come loose!
 

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Blazertechs aren't too expensive....around 66 bucks shipped if I remember correctly.....and I don't think they are too much of a pain to install, especially if you get the msp brackets, which are like 40 bucks....not 100% sure on prices but 3800performance.com has them. But I'd check your wiring like Fredo said first before spending any money.
 

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Originally posted by rjaz gtp@Jan 21 2005, 07:21 AM
I have to see where it is loose or maybe I might have to tape it up some more
Tape :eek: ...Fredo bring it over and we will solder it, then it will never come loose!
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I meant the wires that run down from where ever to my BT's. I always have to move the wire around in order for the light to work. Who knows it could be something that i need to solder.... I'll keep you in mind Rich.
 

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I remember reading that Silverstar fog bulbs (893, or 883 not sure which maybe both) were made in such a poor way, that they would fail every few months. I already went through a set of 893's on my Regal, and am now going to use BMW Hella housings, pending I can fab up a way to mount them. :angry:

Send them to Sylvania if there isnt any sign that the bulb failed because of the housing, and they should replace them. Better then buying $20 bulbs. I have 6 bulbs that Silverstar bulbs that Sylvania is getting from me. They were supposed to make an updated version that fixed this "problem" but I guess they didnt pull thru.
 

TommyGloves

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Interesting. I purchased Silverstar fogs in July '04. One went out in Oct and the other one 2 weeks later. :angry:

I guess I'll be sending them back to Sylvania.
 

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make sure the housing is sealed, if they get wet while they are on they could go bad.
 

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