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Old 11-07-2011, 12:39 PM
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Fog Lamp

So it cost me 140 dollars to order 1 new fog lamp for the passanger side and the dealer wants 110 to install it. I called an independent dealer in Gulfport and they want 150 to change the lamp and they charge 175 for an oil change..Arent they suppose to be cheaper then the dealer?

Is there any instructions on changing the lamp?
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Not all relavent but look through this thread, think you'll find what you need.
http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=504155
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:54 PM
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Not all relavent but look through this thread, think you'll find what you need.
http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=504155
Yes I saw this thread too...Im going to try it when my lamp comes in. Thank you
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:01 PM
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So it cost me 140 dollars to order 1 new fog lamp for the passanger side and the dealer wants 110 to install it. I called an independent dealer in Gulfport and they want 150 to change the lamp and they charge 175 for an oil change..Arent they suppose to be cheaper then the dealer?

Is there any instructions on changing the lamp?
Shouldn't you be able to replace the lamp under warranty ?
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Old 11-08-2011, 05:45 AM
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Shouldn't you be able to replace the lamp under warranty ?
Broken lens, not warranty.
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Shouldn't you be able to replace the lamp under warranty ?
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Broken lens, not warranty.
Oh! i thought that the lamp blew up. Now it makes sense sorry
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:20 PM
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Wow the lamp only took ten minutes to change...and the dealer wanted to charge me 110. What a rip off
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Wow the lamp only took ten minutes to change...and the dealer wanted to charge me 110. What a rip off

$660/hour ! Wow, that's disgusting.
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