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Third brake light bulb

Does anyone know for sure if the third (high) brake light bulb is (or is not) covered under the 5yr/60k warranty? I have found reference to where for some years that the headlamps are but nothing on the brake bulbs. This is for my daughters 2010 Sonata.
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Just buy the bulb. I doubt its covered.
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There's only one way to know for sure. Badger the dealer about it.

And hope they know how to do it - since it is one well known major hassle to replace.
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Headlight bulbs were part of the 5/60 in 06.....I don't blame you for wanting a warranty replace on this bulb. I've yet to replace mine after almost 8 years on the road. I never slow down....hahaha
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Headlight bulbs were part of the 5/60 in 06.....I don't blame you for wanting a warranty replace on this bulb. I've yet to replace mine after almost 8 years on the road. I never slow down....hahaha
Mine still works after over 7 years.

I've looked at all the videos and the posts and I still can't figure out how to replace that bulb without butchering both me and the car.
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Called dealer - nope its not covered under 5/60. Covered under 1/12.
Quoted cost of $100 to replace. Said its not easy.
I guess that will be a job for me when the weather gets better.
Thats not required by law is it?
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Called dealer - nope its not covered under 5/60. Covered under 1/12.
Quoted cost of $100 to replace. Said its not easy.
I guess that will be a job for me when the weather gets better.
Thats not required by law is it?
Yes - it is required by law - and easy to spot too
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