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    A3 B-I XENON HEADLIGHT FAULT

    HAS ANYONE IDEAS AS TO WHY MY O/S XENON BULB HAS GONE FROM BRIGHT WHITE LIGHT TO PURPLISH COLOUR ( MAKE WHITE CAR APPEAR PINK IN THE DARK) LOL..... THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS AND TODAY STARTED FLICKERING.
    IS THIS THE BULB AT FAULT I BELIEVE IAM RUNNING D1 S FACTORY BULBS

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    I'd hazard a guess at you needing a new bulb? They won't last forever.

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    Sounds like a bulb. I had the same on mine. To make sure it is swap the bulbs from side to side. If the flickering moves then its the bulb
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    Real pita to remove/refit aswell, so remove bumper to get headlights of the front for the best access as things can sometimes get broken & you dont want that on rather expensive headlights.

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    Your bulb is on its way out.

    It is a pain to change the bulb but I managed to change both my bulbs without removing the bumper, was tricky but it can certainly be done on the bi-xenons.

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    Yeah but lets be honest Robin, if you were new to it, would you risk without removing headlight altogether, I know my preferred route lol.

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