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Headlight gear or Motor?

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    Headlight gear or Motor?

    My drivers side headlight started to make the grinding noise a couple of days ago. Now the headlight wont close and it isnt making any noise when i turn the lights on or off, so its just stuck open. Does it need a new gear or a headlight motor?

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    if its grinding them you just need a gear..rodney dickman makes a kit for them... mine went out tonight.....

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    www dot bfranker.badz28.com/headlightfix/index.htm#headlightgearfailures

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    so even though the its not making noise its still the the gear? I hope so

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    also dont seem to see the knobs to manually lower my headlight like ive seen on earlier models, maybe there in a different place? this is how it looks under my hood.


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