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Hi Everyone,

I get a lot questions about about LED headlights. I decided to post my all of my research and save you so much time when purchasing LED headlight bulbs. As of 2020, the best bulb for Gen 9 Chevy Malibu is SV4 LED bulb. These bulbs provide focused beam pattern that reaches much further down the road. This is the only bulb that provides a beam pattern that matches HIDs.
I have had these for more than a year now. There was no overheating or flickering . Everything fits inside the headlight assembly. You do not need to make holes on you headlight dust cover.

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Did you have any lights come on the dash from a voltage difference, resistor, or battery die?
 

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Question: on a 2019-2022 Malibu do the low beams remain on while the high beams are activated? Also, for a 2016-2018 Malibu is the high/low beam function controlled via a voltage change for the single 9005 bulb? Thanks, Pat
 

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No idea on the 2019 lows/highs but I can check.

In 2016-18 there is a solenoid-controlled actuator that controls a shutter. Shutter down on low beam usage, up for full highs.
 

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Question: on a 2019-2022 Malibu do the low beams remain on while the high beams are activated? Also, for a 2016-2018 Malibu is the high/low beam function controlled via a voltage change for the single 9005 bulb? Thanks, Pat
9005 is a single filament bulb that is usually used in a high beam position. Usually, lows stay on with the highs, turn them on and look at them.
9003 is a dual filament bulb used for both high/low in one bulb. There is no voltage change for high / low. There is for older cars daytime running lights though to dim them slightly for daytime running light usage.
Factory HID have an internal ''shutter'' to change beam high and low.
 
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