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post #5 of (permalink) Old 17th August 2006
richie rich
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Originally Posted by SportTourer
No - apparently newer models are easier!
Access is not necessarily the problem with xenons it is the safety etc that is an issue.
Hope you took safety precautions when handling the bulbs, xenons are very expensive to replace. Due to high voltages there is a danger of damaging the starter/ballast units !
Thanks for the reply SportTourer, yes i did make sure i only handled the cap of the bulb and not the glass(electrician to trade), had a headlight out but had to check if it was the bulb or the starter, my luck it was the starter/ballast but bought a replacement which was the newer 3 part unit and the only problem was the starter connecting to the bulb which is bigger than the original, "made it fit", working ok but now need to find a newer type headlight .
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