At Retrofitlab.com we get a lot of Ford Mondeo Mk IV / Mk 4 owners that are suffering from bad light output from their original bi-xenon headlights. And they are looking for a repair of replacement kit to restore the headlight and get a good light output.
When you are also looking to upgrade the light on your Ford Mondeo Mk IV / Mk 4 headlight, Don’t miss out on the chance to improve your lighting and safety and order one of the Retrofitlab.com upgrade and headlight repair kits.
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√ – 2 year warranty
√ – Cost effective
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√ – Easy and effective
Ford Mondeo Mk IV bi-xenon headlight
The third generation Ford Mondeo Mk IV or Mk 4 was sold from 2007 until 2014. It’s a solid car, winning numerous international awards, including the best estate and family car and a lot of positive reviews in the car media. But despite it isn’t that old and al the positive reviews, the lighting technology used in this model is over 15 years old and is surpassed by new and more powerful technology. Luckily, there are upgrade kits available that will improve the light output considerably, making for safer and more enjoyable driving.
The main problem is the used Visteon D1S projector. This projector isn’t the worst used in the car industry, but the inside of the reflector bowl deteriorates and gets dull. The reflective layer won’t reflect anymore and light output will decrease fast.
A lot of times first the bulbs are changed (please don’t be this person after reading this information 😊), but this won’t help much, because the reflector bowl just won’t reflect the light anymore.
Although it’s not a bad idea to change the bulbs because they can lose up to 70% of their output, the best thing to replace is the bi-xenon projector and when the bulbs are old, some new bulbs like the Osram CBI are also a good investment.
So our advise is to first buy new projectors, and when the bulbs are a bit old, also some new bulbs like the Osram CBI.
For the Mondeo Mk IV we have 2 options. One with the Aharon TL-r bi-xenon projector and one with the Aharon Mini H1 bi-xenon projector. Both are solid performers, but the Tl-r requires some more modifications to mount, but you can keep using D1S bulbs.
The Aharon Mini H1 is easier to mount, but you can’t keep using the D1S bulbs. And we also advise some new AMP ballasts with this kit. The XB35 bulbs are a very good choice regarding light output and general quality. The 4300k version has a more original white wit a hint of yellow xenon color. The 5500K has a more modern white color.
The projectors are bi-xenon so the original bi-xenon function will keep working.
Both kits include the bi-xenon projectors, necessary brackets and hardware (nuts/bolts etc.).
Pro–> D1S bulbs can be re-used with this projector.
Con –> The projector needs to be modified to make it fit.
Aharon Mini H1
Pro –> Easy fit.
Con –> Only H1 bulbs and new ballasts are needed.
Both kits can be mounted from the rear of the headlight. Because of the small space and components it can be a bit fiddly, but with a bit of patience it’s very doable.
Here you can find the installation videos;
Ford Mondeo MK4 / MKIV TL-r
Ford Mondeo MK4 / MKIV Mini H1
Other lighting upgrades
LED parking/city light
LED turning signals
A really cool upgrade are LED turn signals.
√ – You don’t have a orange glow on the front when the turn signals are off.
√ – Because they are LED they are on/off and don’t fade on and off like halogen bulbs.
√ – Very bright so traffic will notice your turn signal better to improve safety.
LED High beam
!! Now you are all set to upgrade your light and impress the world !!
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