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Old 11-17-2012, 12:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I looked around a bit for an answer but couldn't find it. I know that the Canada models have the DRL 194 bulb, I was wondering if there was a way to make the us model (2005) work as well? I peaked inside the housing there and it looks like there are bulbs in there. are they just in there to fill the hole up? Thanks for your help. I know I'm gonna kick myself when someone tells me.
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I have a 2006 US mazda 6 and I have a 184 bulb in my high beam.
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i apologize the 194 i cant get to work is the parking light, its the little 194 in the high beam housing.
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Yes that is correct. I dont know about the Canada model but there should be a bulb holder. So see if it has a bulb holder, if it doesnt have a holder then its prob not meant to turn on. I would check your parking light fuse that might be the problem.
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Yeah I'm gonna check the fuse when the sun comes up lol, there are what look like bulbs in the hole they just don't turn on.
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The Canadian model uses the high beams as drls
Which technically kinds fucks us over cause we cant add HIDs into the high beams because they wouldn't like being fed low power!

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You woud get flickering and would prob get pulled over or you would burn your ballasts up.
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here i got a picture of it. its not the lower fogs or the lights on the outer edge. i cant get the little ones closest to the grill to light up.
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the light in the center of the innermost housing? that would be your high beams.
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the little ones in that housing they are lit up in that picture. my high beams are fine. they look like little 194 bulbs.

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