2008 Honda Accord 2.2 turbo diesal Dim bulbs keep blowing

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teddy99
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Dim bulbs keep blowing
Dec 15, 2011 (8 years ago)
my honda accord keeps blowing low beam headlight bulbs.i have replaced 6 h1 55watt 12volt bulbs in 6 weeks.has anyone come across this problem before.tanks

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Car: Honda Accord
Variant: 2.2 turbo diesal
Model Year: 2008
Category: Leaks & Noises

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whittingehame
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Dec 15, 2011 (8 years ago)
Check alternator is not over charging .
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teddy99
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Dec 15, 2011 (8 years ago)
got the altenator checked today and its charging fine.got the wiring checked,its ok too.dont know where to go from here
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whittingehame
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Dec 15, 2011 (8 years ago)
What was it charging at ?
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pockets1984
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Dec 15, 2011 (8 years ago)
are u touching the glass of the bulb when u put them in? if u r then it could be because they r halogen bulbs and when they r touched they get a grease spot and over time they burn out.
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Avantime4mike
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Dec 16, 2011 (8 years ago)
If this was a charging problem I wouldn't expect it to always affect the same lamp and not the others. As pockets1984 said, don't touch the glass when you fit the bulb. Also always buy your bulbs from a reliable source ie main dealer, some cheaper import ones won't last you to the end of the road.
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