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This is a 1991 convertible. The headlights will not come up nor do they work?

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  • wschrum Oct 09, 2008

    My headlights will come up, but not come down.

  • marls01 Oct 31, 2008

    Whilst driving last night the headlight were on high beam. I dimmed the lights and the headlights would not come back on nor would the lights open. The high beam would still work and of course the light holders would open if I held the high beam switch in the flash position.

    The light holders would open if the centre control was opereated and only the parking lights remained on.

    I checked both fuses and they are OK.



    Any ideas where to go next???

    Thanks



    John

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There are two fuses for the lights one is under the hood and one is under the dash try both of those. THERE IS ALSO A MANUAL WAY OF RAISING THEM TURN THE LITTLE KNOBS BEHIND THE LIGHT WHEN YOU OPEN THE HOOD. There is a large plug in under the lights the passange side is easy to see the other side is a little hardier. Make sure they are plugged in an no corroision on the terminals . I have a 91' conv also had the same problem. I have a problem with mine i keep throwing the altenator belt off can't figure it out is there a spacier between the bracket and altenator?

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