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    Well 2 hours into ownership of my VXR and the drivers side bulb starts flickering like mad then Stops working altogether?

    Go back to Peter Vardy, £100.
    I don't understand this tho, xenons are notoriously better than standard for life length my vectra v6 ex Police car had 140k on the clock before the bulb went.

    Is this an issue that others have had with xenons? My old cdti had AFL and again I never had a bulb go, my new car only has 16k miles!!!!.....

    What do u lot think? X

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    £100 for a bulb

    Glad I ain't got AFL

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    I think they should be paying for it as a gesture of goodwill!

    (AFL/Xenons are all the same price)
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Cant you buy the bulbs from hids direct?

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    they must have seen you coming you should not be paying for a bulb after 2 hours get back and have some words with salesman please if they get away with this you will be seen as a mug every time you walk in there

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    Sorry sorry, I didn't mean to imply that they are charging me that, they ate covering it. Sorry my concern was that it had gone at such an early age??
    I dealt with the fact that it has an Sri front grille, but now that this has happened I'm thinking ermmmmmmmm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vectralicker View Post
    Sorry sorry, I didn't mean to imply that they are charging me that, they ate covering it. Sorry my concern was that it had gone at such an early age??
    I dealt with the fact that it has an Sri front grille, but now that this has happened I'm thinking ermmmmmmmm
    thank god for that can you not ring the last owner to find out what happened to the grill it does seem a bit iffy

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    It may have been slightly damaged when installed.

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    or has i had a small front knock at some point, hence the grill and possibly explaining the short bulb life?

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