2007 Headlights

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  1. TouringSYNERGY2007

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    2007 Touring Prius with left high and low beams going in and out... thinking of replacing both soon.
    Should I check sensors or replace? What bulbs are you guys using? Expensive/cheap options?

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    Do you have the bright white HID type lamps or halogen?
     
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    HID, Bright white.
     
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    I purchased replacement lamps from Amazon. Good price, work excellent.
     
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    I have the 2009 Touring, which I believe is basically the same as the 2007. I find my headlights to be quite dim compared to my spouse's 2011 RAV4 and my son's 2004 Subaru Forester (halogen). Have you had this issue as well? I replaced the bulbs with little, if any, improvement. Do I just have a lemon?
     
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    Try aiming them up just a hair. Make sure they are not pointing up though. I had to do this on mine, they were aimed so low the car was nearly undriveable at night.
     
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    Thanks, I will try that.
     
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    I don't think you have a lemon. The HID headlights on our '08 aren't very "H". I adjusted them -- which helped some -- but still kinda lackluster. The halogens on my 4Runner are head & shoulders above the Prius.
     
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    Can u suggest which bulbs should be used to replace as headlights are too dim.
     

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    I don't have my '08 anymore (totaled in an accident)... are yours HID or H4 Halogen?
     
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    Those are HID retainer spring clips. The Halogen clips look similar, but don't have both sides. They're missing about an inch from one side of the clip.
     
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