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Unread 06-09-2013, 08:57 AM   #16
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Some of the GM Trucks used to have this problem

They the developed a new bulb that was more stout

It is the 4114 bulb it essentially a 14v bulb so it lasts longer.

There is also a variant called the 4157 which has an operating voltage between 12.8 and 14v


Give these a shot.

Or the other option maybe LED bulbs

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Unread 06-10-2013, 04:55 PM   #17
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Some of the GM Trucks used to have this problem

They the developed a new bulb that was more stout

It is the 4114 bulb it essentially a 14v bulb so it lasts longer.

There is also a variant called the 4157 which has an operating voltage between 12.8 and 14v

Give these a shot.

Or the other option maybe LED bulbs
I will look into these. Thank you!

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Unread 06-10-2013, 07:16 PM   #18
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DRL - if it's such a good idea, why hasn't it helped, and why are they still screwing it up?

I take exception to systems that are little more than justifications for drivers to abdicate responsibility - moreso once they become codified into law...
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Unread 06-29-2013, 08:45 AM   #19
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Finally got by the auto store. The bulb is just fine, the plastic melted over the metal contact. Could have just trimmed it without buying a new one, but I want to see if these 4114 are more resilient. I'll keep y'all posted.

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Unread 07-01-2013, 04:58 PM   #20
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Finally got by the auto store. The bulb is just fine, the plastic melted over the metal contact. Could have just trimmed it without buying a new one, but I want to see if these 4114 are more resilient. I'll keep y'all posted.

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