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Make sure the Headlights are working Properly

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The headlights are an important part for your vehicle to your safety. Headlights serve the purpose of illuminating the road ahead to provide visibility for you as well as reducing the chance for an accident because t allows you to see the road ahead of you. If you notice there is an issue with the headlights, make sure to bring the vehicle in so we can inspect them for you.

The most common type of headlight today uses incandescent light bulbs. The filament used in these bulbs evaporates over time and burn out just like any bulb does, leading for replacement every so often. With newer technology, the halogen bulb is starting to emerge in newer vehicle makes and models. These bulbs are similar to traditional incandescent bulbs in that they both require a tungsten filament. However, the halogen bulb uses a thinner filament that offers a brighter white light and the bulb is filled with halogen gas that extends the life of the filament.

You should also check the fog lights on your vehicle. The fog lights are designed to be aimed low at the road to maximize visibility in fog, rain, or snow. Since fog lights are angled toward the road at an angle, the light is thrown across the road in front of you and not straight ahead of you where it can be reflected back. This allows you to see better when it is foggy out.

It is important to inspect the headlight on your vehicle regularly. This is because they can become cloudy overtime and diffuse the beams of your headlights. This impairs your visibility and makes it difficult for other cars to spot you. When replacing your headlights it is best to replace them in pairs, that way one of your headlights is not bright and the other is dim. This is not only important for safety, but also for maximum illumination on the road. If you notice an issue with the headlights, make sure to bring the vehicle in so we can inspect them for you. This can help improve your visibility and safety on the road.

 

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