Headlights wont go down - Z06Vette.com - Corvette Z06 Forum
 1Likes
  • 1 Post By gbrtng
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-18-2016, 08:39 AM Thread Starter
Z06 Addict
 
ramairguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tampa,Fl.
Posts: 107
Headlights wont go down

Hey guys , so my headlights wont go down when I go to switch them off. I can hear a clicking sound coming from both headlight motors..When I removed the rubber boots off the motors, I can see the clicking sound is coming from the little wheels or whatever they are , spinning slowly.. This is an intermittent issue because sometimes they will go down when I switch them off, but lately its been happening alot where they will just stay up with the clicking sound accompanied.

2002 Z06 stock, black on black, black powder coated wheels. Hard to see at night.
1999 Ram Air Trans Am A4, pewter metallic, Slp catback exhaust, Slp Y-pipe, HPP3, ASP underdrive pulleys, GM 3.73'S, Eibach Sportlines, Baer Eradispeeds,BMR strut tower, chrome C5 wheels,
12.9 @ 107.9
ramairguy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-18-2016, 11:23 AM
Administrator
 
MikesZ06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 21,237
Re: Headlights wont go down

You might want to do a search.
Seems to me we've seen this issue before but I can't recall the fix.

Mike


2002 Procharged (F1-C) 427LSX 821rwhp/751rwtq
9.87 at 141mph & 2007 Black C6 Z06
Vette Magazine article
1/4 mile pass
MikesZ06 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-19-2016, 12:18 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 1
Re: Headlights wont go down

common problem after 10 years or so - C4s use the same motors - repair is to replace the three plastic dowel pins which serve as a "fuse" but deteriorate with age.
All the aftermarket Vette suppliers sell the repair kits. You probably do not have to replace the gears; disassemble a motor first to see what's needed.

TGF
jub jub likes this.
gbrtng is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Z06Vette.com - Corvette Z06 Forum > C5 Z06 Specific Topics > C5 Z06 - Grandstand


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2007 C6 Z06 Headlights to 2015 C7 Z06 Headlights Hulxster C6 Z06 - Pit Road 0 11-20-2015 09:44 AM
wont crank 1fastmf C5 Z06 - Pit Road 14 02-12-2011 02:41 AM
You wont believe what happened... SomeGuy604 C5 Z06 - Pit Road 15 07-18-2007 02:47 PM
My dog wont do this ........ 99CORVETTEGUY The Garage (non Vette related) 7 06-27-2005 10:04 PM
My Z wont burn!!! Il_Corvette_Giallo C5 Z06 - Pit Road 72 05-23-2003 06:32 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome