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#1614267 - 09/01/2018 19:26 Headlight movement.
G_Man Offline
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Before I SORN'd the car I recall that I had movement in one of the lights as I saw the beam against the wall slowly move. I remember reading something about this before but can't recall where now rolleyes Ring any bells with anyone and if so what's the issue and fix please?

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#1614273 - 09/01/2018 20:31 Re: Headlight movement. [Re: G_Man]
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It's traditionally a dirty contact strip in the light servo motor. It unclips from the light unit and then separates into to shells; *gently* clean the track where the little wiper lives.
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#1614274 - 09/01/2018 20:31 Re: Headlight movement. [Re: G_Man]
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Up/down or side to side? presumably only up/down, and caused by the levelling motor doing its own thing?
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#1614276 - 09/01/2018 21:37 Re: Headlight movement. [Re: G_Man]
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#1614277 - 09/01/2018 21:45 Re: Headlight movement. [Re: G_Man]
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#1614283 - 09/01/2018 22:16 Re: Headlight movement. [Re: DaveG]
G_Man Offline
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Originally Posted By DaveG
Up/down or side to side? presumably only up/down, and caused by the levelling motor doing its own thing?


Thanks peeps for your prompt response as always smile - and yes it's a slow up/down motion.

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