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Old 08-03-17, 05:55 PM   #1
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1,500 mi out of warranty and no help from the maker.
So there are several aftermarket ballasts available or the stock unit with a fraction the warranty period.
OEM has the 81107-53501 model for $244 through Toyota or go aftermarket through Rockauto.
Any thoughts on 1/2 the cost, double the warranty? Maybe brands to stay away from? The rightside module ignites but is not as bright having an amber hue. The warmer the ambient temp, the sooner it shuts down. On a hot night it could be as little as 10min and its off. It restarts if turned off but its rather pointless.

And yes, I'll be looking for the bumper skin thread soon.

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Have you tried swapping bulbs from the other headlight?
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Yes, but thanks! Left side is a bit tougher.

Supposedly these modules all interchange...
81107-30D30 TOYOTA
81107-30D31 TOYOTA
81107-33761 TOYOTA
81107-47150 TOYOTA
81107-53501 TOYOTA
85967-06020 TOYOTA
85967-0E010 TOYOTA

Its a shame the Maker didn't do the right thing, but had they, I wreckon the second owner of the 350 would still be the second owner!
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