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Q: headlight actuators on 1996 Pontiac Firebird

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