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soulman123
I have finally located a strange churp best discribed as a chidrens toy with low battery. Basically when I turn the headlight on the drivers side makes a lot of chirping/whurring noises.

I was changing a blown bulb and when I tested it I heard the noise as I was standing there with the bonnet up. After the lights are turned on if sometimes makes the noise for a few seconds then stops, but if you move the headlight adjuster dial next to the headlight switch the noise kicks off which I guess means the gizmo that moves the light is faulty or soemthing ?

Is this common or a known fault ?

Does this mean I need a new headlight or is the offending part replaceable ?

Although when I turn the lights on no idea why the motor/adjuster would activate as I have no touched the adjustment dial, odd.

I did have a look at the aim compared to the passenger light, the drivers light beam is a smidge lower, although not very accurate and I guess it will all need aligning after the fault is fixed.

Any help/info much appreciated ... fingers crossed for a cheap fix
dezwez
[quote name='soulman123' timestamp='1326659524' post='161496']
I have finally located a strange churp best discribed as a chidrens toy with low battery. Basically when I turn the headlight on the drivers side makes a lot of chirping/whurring noises.

I was changing a blown bulb and when I tested it I heard the noise as I was standing there with the bonnet up. After the lights are turned on if sometimes makes the noise for a few seconds then stops, but if you move the headlight adjuster dial next to the headlight switch the noise kicks off which I guess means the gizmo that moves the light is faulty or soemthing ?

Is this common or a known fault ?

Does this mean I need a new headlight or is the offending part replaceable ?

Although when I turn the lights on no idea why the motor/adjuster would activate as I have no touched the adjustment dial, odd.

I did have a look at the aim compared to the passenger light, the drivers light beam is a smidge lower, although not very accurate and I guess it will all need aligning after the fault is fixed.

Any help/info much appreciated ... fingers crossed for a cheap fix
[/quote] theres a little motor in the headlight it sounds like it come out of it fiting if you take out the light unit you will see where it go,s
soulman123
[quote name='dezwez' timestamp='1326660011' post='161499']
theres a little motor in the headlight it sounds like it come out of it fiting if you take out the light unit you will see where it go,s
[/quote]

Thanks for the reply :)

I see will I be able to see and adjust this motor ifI just remove the plastic back or does the whole headlight have to come off to get at it ?

Thanks


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