Q: Burnt out headlight socket replacement

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Is anyone experienced in replacing the headlight ballast in a 2008 Lexus IS 250. The dealership wants me to replace the entire headlight for almost $1500 when I know the ballast can be replaced. Anyone experienced in this and can give me a quote?

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