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headlight #369120 Jan 9, 12:15am Jan 9, 12:15am
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headlight
my passenger headlight wont go down automatically any ideas on how to fix it.

Re: headlight [Re: chadwick] #369121 Jan 9, 12:23am Jan 9, 12:23am
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check the motor that controls that and see if it's working properly or if something is preventing the light from going down.

Re: headlight [Re: FloydianSlip6] #369122 Jan 9, 12:38am Jan 9, 12:38am
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do you have any idea where the motor for the headlight would be located and could it possibly be a circuit breaker.

Re: headlight [Re: chadwick] #369123 Jan 9, 12:41am Jan 9, 12:41am
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don't know too much abut the 87 celi. Sakara knows a lot about older gens. I'm sure she could help you out. Since the whose online thing doesn't work at the moment, check in anything goes in the forum nightmoves, she'll be there wink

good luck. Tell her pirate boy told you where to find her

Re: headlight [Re: chadwick] #369124 Jan 9, 12:42am Jan 9, 12:42am
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thanks man

Re: headlight [Re: chadwick] #369125 Jan 9, 12:47am Jan 9, 12:47am
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no problem wave

Re: headlight [Re: FloydianSlip6] #369126 Jan 9, 12:47am Jan 9, 12:47am
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lol, pirate boy grin tongue wink


ummmmmm...I don't think it would be a fuse or circuit... cause then both of ur lights would be up, lol. Has ur light been like that since you got it? Without knowing much abt how long or n e thing else... do you have a pic? Make sure ur Hood is on straight... I know that may sound weird, but if ur Hood is crooked for some reason, it could be holding the light up... try pushing it LIGHTLY while someone turns of the lights... also... does it sound like there is grinding? if so, the motor is fine, it's jsut blocked by something, lol. pop ur Hood and check around the light to make sure nothing is in there stopping it... I know one time we accidentilly left a screw driver in the way of my gts light and it wouldn't go down... then we saw the screwdriver rofl buuuut, make sure the light itself is straight, the Hood as well... look at both sides of the light... that is where the motor is, it turns a lil dial type screw thing that puts ur light down... if I can help n e more, let me know.


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Re: headlight [Re: sakara] #369127 Jan 9, 12:49am Jan 9, 12:49am
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ms 1000 posts always rescuin' the older gens. You love grave robbing your cars tongue

Re: headlight [Re: FloydianSlip6] #369128 Jan 9, 12:52am Jan 9, 12:52am
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o yes... I luff my fossil gens grin


bite me pirate boy tongue grin


90 all trac 98k miles... *To be resurrected...*
Gives new meaning to "It looks fast"...It IS fast
'90 rolla "Lunchbox on wheels" 167k strong!
Re: headlight [Re: sakara] #369129 Jan 9, 12:56am Jan 9, 12:56am
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you couldn't handle it if i did grin

Re: headlight [Re: FloydianSlip6] #369130 Jan 9, 12:58am Jan 9, 12:58am
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o you wanna bet grin must we go over this again... I'm the biting queen wink


90 all trac 98k miles... *To be resurrected...*
Gives new meaning to "It looks fast"...It IS fast
'90 rolla "Lunchbox on wheels" 167k strong!
Re: headlight [Re: sakara] #369131 Jan 9, 1:00am Jan 9, 1:00am
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yeah the lights been like that since i got it but ive only had the car for like 2 months. nothing is blockin it i can open and close it manually with the dial. the driver side light works fine

Re: headlight [Re: chadwick] #369132 Jan 9, 1:03am Jan 9, 1:03am
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then the motor might be burnt out frown I'm not sure how much one will cost u... I can try to find one, but I've never had to look for that part before, lol


90 all trac 98k miles... *To be resurrected...*
Gives new meaning to "It looks fast"...It IS fast
'90 rolla "Lunchbox on wheels" 167k strong!
Re: headlight [Re: sakara] #369133 Jan 9, 1:06am Jan 9, 1:06am
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do you kno anywhere i can look to find parts for my car im guessin you kno a lot about the older models

Re: headlight [Re: chadwick] #369134 Jan 9, 1:14am Jan 9, 1:14am
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well... I know ppl that have older celicas... sooo, i don't really know of any stores... ugh... lol... I'd check to see if anyone on www.celica.net or www.alltrac.net to see if anyone is parting out 4th gens... I'll keep my eye out... I know a stuck light is annoying, lol


90 all trac 98k miles... *To be resurrected...*
Gives new meaning to "It looks fast"...It IS fast
'90 rolla "Lunchbox on wheels" 167k strong!
Re: headlight [Re: sakara] #369135 Jan 9, 4:24am Jan 9, 4:24am
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and she's a girl eek

junkyard, my fellow chad. they should have motors in working condition. thumbsup


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Re: headlight [Re: Zero] #369136 Jan 9, 3:56pm Jan 9, 3:56pm
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^^ I was gonna offer that... BUT you can't nessicarilly tell if it's good or not... that's why I didn't say junkyard, lol


90 all trac 98k miles... *To be resurrected...*
Gives new meaning to "It looks fast"...It IS fast
'90 rolla "Lunchbox on wheels" 167k strong!
Re: headlight [Re: sakara] #369137 Jan 9, 6:50pm Jan 9, 6:50pm
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but its cheaper than the dealers. plus there should be a good one there. rolleyes grin wave


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