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    My front left headlight is off but not sure what to look for in Halfords? Also engine management light is on, is the only way to get rid of this by Tech 2? Thanks

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    H7 for main and dipped beam on pre-facelifts... you could try disconnect the battery for a bit, see if that clears it. not sure if it will work tho...

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectra 120 View Post
    My front left headlight is off but not sure what to look for in Halfords? Also engine management light is on, is the only way to get rid of this by Tech 2? Thanks
    Rather than using Tech 2 to remove it you'd probably want Tech 2 to diagnose the fault and then put it right! Hopefully it's just a sensor or something that's cheap to find and fix.

    Disconnecting the battery may get rid of it temporarily but I'm sure as soon as whatever put it on in the first place comes back it will be on again!

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    thanks for the info are the H7 with or without gas discharged



    thanks steve

    http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...d=&makeName=-1

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    Gas discharge ones are for cars with Xenon dipped beam bulbs. You need the without gas discharge ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LADmachining View Post
    Gas discharge ones are for cars with Xenon dipped beam bulbs. You need the without gas discharge ones.

    Ok thanks all

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectra 120 View Post
    My front left headlight is off but not sure what to look for in Halfords? Also engine management light is on, is the only way to get rid of this by Tech 2? Thanks
    Has this affected the driveability or acceleration of your vehicle in any way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 123rado View Post
    Has this affected the driveability or acceleration of your vehicle in any way?
    Had a problem with no power two days last month but that was it need to get the code read a.s.a.p

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    bulb done thanks to all

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectra 120 View Post
    Had a problem with no power two days last month but that was it need to get the code read a.s.a.p

    Steve

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    The last time my management light was on, I was told it is the turbo hose. VX quoted £180 for it and they had to order from Germany. Bought the turbo hose myself and fitted (£57). I doubt if this could be the same problem but you can check the hose to see if there is any leak.

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