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Bulbs keep burning out

I have replaced headlight bulbs tail light bulbs multiple times within one year. Hyundai changed the brake light switch but I am still going through bulbs faster than the car needs oil changes.

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  • COZYPEG Feb 11, 2009

    MY HEADLIGHTS KEEP BURNING OUT LIKE EVERY MONTH OR 2 MY PASSENGER SIDE I THINK WE HAVE REPLACED IT 5 TIMES AND 2 TIMES ON THE DRIVERS SIDE.IS THIS CAUSED FROM A SHORT SOMEWHERE OR MAYBE THE QUALITY OF THE BULB ITSELF.MY HUSBAND DOESNT TOUCH THE BULB WHEN HE PUTS IT IN

  • psco55 Feb 19, 2009

    I also replaced often several bulbs and headlights on my 2006 Sonata.

    I only saw improvement when I changed headlight model: I don't put the expensive ones anymore (e.g. Nighthawk), just plain ones.

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When you replace headlights in today's cars, DO NOT TOUCH THE GLASS OF THE BULB!. Handle the bulb only with the packing material the bulb ships in, or with a clean dry cloth.The oils in your skin will cause premature failure of the bulb.

Also, check the sockets (car side) carefully to make sure they are not burned.

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  • lyoung34 May 24, 2010

    I have the same issue on my 2005 Hyndai Sante Fe, bulbs were changed and the bulb was not touched, yet the headlights keep burning out. I think a fuse is blowing and causing the headlights to burn out. My flashers aren't working either. It is at the dealer today.

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