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Old 11-16-2012, 05:22 AM
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Originally Posted by 2chill View Post
What???? The car does not default to the high beam if the AE goes out. If you look at the pics, the DRL's are on in both pics. It just more obvious in the pic with the AE that's out. The OP needs to replace that AE bulb which can only be purchased at the dealer.

OP, if your car had Xenons, then the AE would take the H8 bulb. This is always listed in the reference books at the auto stores. They fail to list the correct bulb for the Halogen headlights. Nobody sells that bulb besides the dealer so don't waste your time in looking.
I only said that because the OP stated the key in ignition not running and PARKING LIGHTS ON ONLY. Once you turn your parking lights on the DRL's go out and the Angel Eyes come on. DRL'S on the LCI five without Xenon are high beams with reduced intensity unless you use NCS or some other means of coding to do otherwise. Either way the conclusion is the angel eye (not DRL) bulb is out, and the OP understands that.
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