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(1999 Pontiac Firebird)
in Ruston, LA on March 03, 2009
everytime i turn my lights off on my car, they make a loud winding sound for about 5 seconds . how do i fix that and how much will it cost?
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on March 03, 2009
Probably the headlight motor is beginning to fail http://bit.ly/vHoDw the dealer price is about $250 each.
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on June 25, 2011
I had the same problem on my 97 firebird , it was the plastic gear . A few teeth are gone . A bout $13 at ADVANCEAUTO PARTS and i also read the gear only rotates half way so you can rotate the gear 180 degrees . if the light work and stay up , the motor is most likely good
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