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1984 headlights

I love my Chevy Chevette!
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Posted: 09/17/10 06:08 PM

I just bought my 1st Corvette.....A nice 1984....It has a problem with the headlights.....the left comes open easily when turned on. The right stays closed. If i bump it a couple of times, it opens. Can anyone lead me in the right direction as to a possible cause and remedy???? Are they vacuum or electric motors? Thanks in advance.

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Posted: 09/18/10 05:36 AM

corvette lazy eyes....

strange that it works sometimes...   but you might find help in this article

these cover the headlight lift motors

this one covers replacing the headlight bulbs without loosing fingers...

read up.....    do some testing..    once you read the articles linked. you may be able to handle it..   its a popular problem....  

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I love my Chevy Chevette!
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Posted: 12/05/10 06:58 AM

I just had the same problem in my case it was a strip gear 20$ fix takes about 1hr to do take out the head light motor open it up and there will be two gears i relaced both but only one needed it but i had it apart so i did both now it works like new  

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