headlight actuators on 1996 Pontiac Firebird

does anyone else have their headlight actuator motors keep running after the headlights close down for about 7 seconds ?

by in Bristol, CT on November 26, 2009
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3 answers
ANSWER by , March 14, 2010
The worm gear (unreliable plastic garbage) has stripped inside the motor assembly. Will cost you over 150 for a new one: dont buy a used one from ajunkyard. They fail unexpectedlty without warning due to poor engineering. Ive replaced 2 already in mine.Use the control under the boot to manually adjust til you fix it.
ANSWER by , November 26, 2009
This is not an uncommon problem for a 1996 Pontiac Firebird. In most cases the head light actuator will need to be replaced on the affected side. Don't be surprised if the other side fails soon.
ANSWER by , February 19, 2011
My right headlight does the same thing.