ClickCease 9006 Bulbs – LED Headlights, Fog Lights, HID Kit, Replacement Bulbs

Frequently Asked Questions about 9006 BULBS/KITS (FAQ'S)

Brush up on your 9006-bulb knowledge by reviewing the following burning questions most asked by consumers.

Is a 9006-bulb dual beam?
  • Most 9006 headlight bulbs are single-beam, not dual-beam.
  • Single-beam bulbs have one filament, which means it produces one light pattern.
  • The pattern produced by single-beam bulbs is either high-beam, low-beam, or fog lights.
  • Sometimes, single-beams can perform for both high-beams and low-beams.
  • 9006 bulbs produce a low-beam light pattern.
What bulb is the same as 9006?
  • Although 9005 and 9006 bulbs are similar, they are not the same, and they are not completely interchangeable.
  • Aside from the name (numbers), 9005 bulbs emit high-beam light, and 9006 bulbs emit low-beam.
  • 9005 bulbs have 65 watts, and 9006 bulbs 55 watts.
  • The lifespan of the similar (but not identical!) bulbs are as follows: 9005 bulbs last for approximately 50,000 hours, and 9006 bulbs for approximately 30,000 hours.
  • Closer matches for the 9006 bulbs are the 9012 and HB4.
    • The 9012 and HB4 bulbs have the same appearance, locking tabs, wiring, and plugs.
    • For these reasons, you could say the 9012 and HB4 bulbs are suitable equivalents.
Are all 9006 bulbs the same?
  • All 9006 bulbs are not exactly the same.
  • Different models will have different specifications, uses, and functionality.
  • For example, they could be used as fog lights or headlights, depending on your needs.
  • However, all 9006 bulbs are reliable, high-performing bulbs that serve as a viable option for low-beam lighting configurations.
How bright is a 9006 bulb?
  • 9006 bulbs typically have a wattage of 55 watts
  • They also have an average output of 1000 lumens.
  • Ultra-bright 9006 bulb options can have up to 3200 lumens, making it easy to penetrate the darkness ahead.
  • Models featuring an innovative design with 3000K LED chips for fog lights minimize the glare onto oncoming traffic for enhanced safety and performance.
Are “H4” and 9006 the same?
  • No, the H4 and 9006 bulbs are not the same.
  • The 9006 bulb is a single-filament bulb with an L-shaped base.
  • The H4 bulb is a double-filament bulb that features three prongs.
  • A similarity that these two bulb types share is that they can both be used as headlight bulbs producing high (H4) or low-beam (9006) lights.
How do I find out what headlight bulb I need?
  • Your best bet would be to first conduct a quick online search to determine what type of headlight bulb will work best for your car or truck.
  • Be sure to use information from only reputable online sources.
  • You may also want to look up your vehicle’s lighting specifications in the manufacturer’s manual, if available.
  • Many times, an online version of your car or truck’s manual may also be available.
  • Underground Lighting’s website features a user-friendly search tool where you can look up your car’s make and model to find compatible lighting products.
  • If checking out your car or truck’s manual or conducting an online search doesn’t yield the answer you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to contact the auto lighting and accessory professionals at Underground Lighting.
  • The pros at UGL have the knowledge and customer service skills to help you find exactly what you need in no time with a friendly, professional attitude.

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