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06 KIA Sedona keeps blowing low beam headlight every 90 day give or take some days. owned for 2 years replaced headlights 6-7 times. the good news i have become very fast at replacing them. Ha Ha

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These did have an issue with headlamps. Have the charging system checked for proper voltage(under 15v, usuall charging is around 14.5). The quality of the bulb is critical and must not be a generic brand. If this thing is still under warranty, get all the paperwork together ad take it into the dealer. How many miles are on this van? Another item to consider is whether or not you are touching the bulb with your fingers. The bulbs WILL burn out faster if the oils from your fingers sit on the bulb and cook. Make sure that the rubber drain on the lens assemblyis clear and not obstructed. Let me know. I used to work for KIA so I am versed in some of their practices.

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

  • Dr. John Myers Jun 15, 2011

    My 05 does the same thing, though the bulbs seem to last 5-6 months. I've used every brand of bulb I can find, and have left a monitor on the electrical system for a full week, with no signs of over or under voltage. Lowest recorded as 11.31vdc (starting), highest at 14.63vdc (highway, daytime, no lights, a/c or radio). I've tried it connected at the aux port, at the battery, and at the headlights.

    I'm not touching the bulbs, at all, using their packaging to install them. Even tried alcohol wiping a couple sets. I've even replaced both headlight assemblies. Nothing seems to help.

    If I don't find a cause pretty soon, I'm redoing this thing and making my own headlight assemblies. It's driving me that nuts.

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The last couple nights I see alot of KIA Vehicle
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