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A couple of bulb questions

Gooner_Mike

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Jan 20, 2008
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:confused: Today I noticed that one of my front fog light bulbs has blown, so I was wondering:
1. What type of bulb are they? (55 plate, pre-facelift Mk4 Ibiza)
2. Any recommended bulbs?

Also, one of my number plate bulbs seems to be dimmer then the other (drivers side). When I had the LED bulbs in I noticed it was flickering, so replaced them with the standard bulbs. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance folks!
 

ibiza staff

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Apr 29, 2009
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kings lynn
go on autobulbsdirect.co.uk. their awesome for bulbs and you can type in the make of your car and model including year. it gives u every single bulb size for the car. including normal bulbs, good driving ones and xenons :) by the way fogs are h7s and number plate i think is 272 but dont hold me to that one
 

Neo

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Mar 24, 2009
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Yep, pre-facelift fogs: H3
Number plate lights: 39mm C5W

Autobulbs.co.uk are wrong sometimes!
 

Neo

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Mar 24, 2009
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They also say H1 for main beam, Wrong! H3 also.

It does sound like wiring on your number plate light if you have had two bulbs acting up.
Maybe a loose connection in the bulb holder?
 

Neo

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Mar 24, 2009
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The bulb probably won`t have long before it blows if left like this, so you could try taking the block out to wiggle the connections on the bulb holder. You may find one is not making proper contact.
 
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