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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe Question: Is there a separate headlight replacement bulb for high beam and low beam?

 

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kenzi73, Kalamazoo, MI, May 01, 2014, 08:54
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Bought a replacement bulb from a reputable parts store, followed all directions in replacing it but wouldn't work. Package says its a high/low bulb. Car dealer told me that I needed a low beam bulb and I bought the wrong one, charging me for a second bulb and labor, totaling nearly $40.

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    pushrod May 01, 2014, 09:14
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    Problem fixed now?? Lights all working???

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    kenzi73, May 01, 2014, 11:07
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    Yes, my dealer repair shop replaced it but I'm confused as to why they told me I had purchased the wrong bulb. Package clearly states high/low beam bulb and the staff at the auto parts store (where I bought it yesterday) never asked if I needed specifically a high beam bulb. I guess I'm a little concerned that my deal repair guy took advantage of me by making me buy yet another bulb at $22, not counting labor to install ( took me, a rank amateur, about 10 minutes) when I already had one, and just avoided problems with me by telling me I bought the wrong bulb. So my question remains, are there two separate bulbs for a headlight, a low beam one and a high beam one?

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    pushrod, May 01, 2014, 14:41
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    This vehicle has one low beam lamp and one high beam lamp on each side....for a total of four headlight bulbs!!...the parts salesman did in fact sell you the wrong bulb! Which should NOT have fit (correctly) into the headlight assembly!!! Does this answer your question?

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    kenzi73, May 02, 2014, 10:06
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    Yes, a friend pointed that out to me that there were four headlamp components, two on each side. Thanks for the answer to my question.

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    pushrod, May 02, 2014, 12:46
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    Sure...

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