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1996 Honda Odyssey EX 5dr 6-Passenger

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November 20, 2012, 5:31 pm

Howard H

Question: headlights seem dim after almost 6 years - aleways seem to need brights!

I was going to replace bulbs with sylvania ultras but read that they burn out very quickly; frequently under a year! Plus my local body shop wanted to charge me $100 to install them saying they had to drop the bumper which according to the owners manual isa not true. Have mine just dimmed with age (almost 6 years; 74m miles) and should I kjust replace them at the Honda dealer or do you have a better idea?

December 2, 2012, 9:30 am

Richard W
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Sometimes the plastic lens fades and you have to get them buffed to clear them up. That will couse the head lights to be dim. Also I would just replace the lights with factor ones.

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