9006 LED Bulbs - Do They Fit in Cars That Use H11 Bulbs?

March 17, 2024

There is a popular misconception that 9006 bulbs fit in cars that use H11 bulbs, but this is not the case. While both bulbs are commonly used in low-beam headlights and fog lights, they have different base designs and connectors making them non-interchangeable. H11 bulbs feature a PGJ19-2 base while 9006 bulbs have a P22d 90-degree base design. Trying to insert an H11 bulb into a 9006 socket can cause damage to both the bulb and the headlight assembly.

HB4 9006 LED bulbs are designed to replace standard halogen bulbs in your car's headlights or fog lights. They provide increased brightness, a longer lifespan, and energy efficiency. Using LED bulbs in your car also improves the appearance of your vehicle and provides a modern, stylish look to its front end. The LEDs also offer instant illumination, unlike halogen bulbs that require a short warm-up period to reach full light output.

The most common vehicles that use HB4 9006 bulbs are Honda Accord and Civic, Acura MDX, Mazda Miata, Toyota Camry, GMC Envoy, Chevy Tahoe, Nissan Altima, and Saturn Vue. However, compatibility can vary depending on the model year and trim of your vehicle. Before upgrading to LED bulbs, double-check your vehicle's specifications and consult a professional if necessary.

Typically, installing HB4 9006 LED bulbs is a simple process and can be done at home. To begin, identify the headlight assembly that houses your car's HB4 9006 bulbs. This is typically located at the front of your vehicle and may be hidden by plastic covers or housing. Once you've found the assembly, remove any covers or clips that prevent you from accessing the bulbs and disconnect the wiring from the bulb's connector.


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