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    Head lights

    Hi,just bought my astra coupe today so i went to halfords to buy a cd player and new ice blue headlights,just been for a quick spin and it seems that one of the bulbs is brighter than the other,when im driving it seems like the dimmes light is off.

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    anybody got any ideas?

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    put my money on bulbs incorrectly fitted mate..one beam patter differs from the other...makes one look brighter than the other...

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    so if i refit it,it should be ok?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Astra Ger View Post
    so if i refit it,it should be ok?
    yup pretty much...best inside a garage etc where dark againsta wall or something to get the correct pattern.

    chris
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    what u mean correct pattern?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Astra Ger View Post
    what u mean correct pattern?

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    you will know lol...tried to get my paint working but wouldnt load bar=stard comp...beam will be straight and have a kick up point...rather thana beam f light kinda all over the place...
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    One of your bulbs isnt aligned properly so it looks brighter and will dazzle oncomming cars all you need to do is adjust the direction the blub points using the little alignment screws/switches on the headlamp unit, a garage can do it for you so the pattern is correct as if its not correct you will fail your MOT.
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