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Hello, I'm new here, just got myself a 2010 caliber.
I went to pick it up and did not notice any issue until the night time..
It was preinstalled with "Xenon light" and one of them is flickering a bit but also it shuts down for half a second and back up when driving (not regularly, its sometimes occurs more than other times).

Now I would like to know if this was custom modification or if there were official Xenon headlight option when purchasing (in Finland)?
I don't really care about xenon, I could revert back to classic headlight if possible.

Would replacing the "bulb" fix this flickering issue ?
What is the format used ? D2S?

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Halogen H4 Socket Version P43t-38

There are versions that 'look-alike' to Xenonish, how do you know what is fitted?

Youtube has how to access videos.

A bulb could flicker with a fractured filament, swap sides to check.
Could be the socket, or then breaks in wiring insulation.
 

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Hi, thanks for your quick reply.
I still have two of these at home:
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These are just normal p43t as well.

I could try to just replace both side with these ones ?
I have some pics i took just opening the hood:
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Does these looks like original without HID kit?

In that case it would be currently installed the halogen as you showed.

Shall I proceed and replace them with my OSRAM H4?
Before that i will swap sides as you recommended.
Thanks!
 

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In 13 years I have only had to replace the headlight bulb once (y) well happy, one of the best records I have ever owned and plenty bright enough - have fogs when I need more.

I can't remember what it looked like or tell from your picture but it looks so tidy to be stock.
I was able to replace one of them from the engine bay with fiddling, the other side I had to go up through the wheel well liner.
 

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Allright, thanks for the help! I think i'll just see a professional to check if there are oth er issues with the car, I will then ask the seller to pay for these. Its a small dealership so i think they knew about these issues..
 

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Here are more pictures of the current installation.
Seems not to be an issue with the bulb but we did not manage to get them out so I did not swap them.

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So i assume it's a custom installation. I'll bring it to a mechanic and see what he says...
 
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