Headlight out - not listed

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  1. Peter1

    Peter1 New Member

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    On my 2010 Prius, the right side low beam and parking lights are out. I went to a large auto parts store and it's not listed. I called a few Toyota dealers. The parts dept at one said it's $40, another one said $27. The service dept at one was incoherent, passing me to another 'advisor'. Another service dept sounded like he was on crack; finally wanted to sell me a service package.
    The owner's manual, with references to many other parts of the book on a given topic, had no listing for this either. Finally on another page, it says, "lights other than the above, have your Toyota dealer replace it."
    I've had a few issues with Toyota dealers. This is pretty incredible.
     
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    I would go to Pepboys and do a Upgrade,Its Worth the Extra $$
     
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    Service department? That might be some of the problem. Ask for the Parts department. They have a different mindset.
     
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    Page 567 in my 2010 owner's manual has this:

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    These are super common bulbs you'll find in any auto parts store. Avoid the ones hanging near eye-level on the shelf; those are usually the extra-bright "premium" ones that trade off lifespan for brightness and will burn out freaky fast in a Prius. Look for the bog-standard H11 or HB3 bulbs, which will usually be hanging in the same display area, on the pegs down by your ankles.
     
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    I ended up going to the local dealer who replaced the whole front harness and all bulbs for free - apparently that's been common.
    And then they BROKE the charger to my dashcam. They just left it there, said we don't have anything like that.
    What a deal :-(
     
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