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Self leveling HID headlights angle too high

I own a 2003 Cadillac CTS 3.6 L Luxury Sport package (european version) with xenon HID self leveling headlights. For some reason, even though the car never had a scratch, the headlights are too high and I blind oncomming traffic. I know the little engine that levels the lights is working because I can see the beam going up when I start the vehicle, so may guess is that some sort of sensor is not working. I have taken the car to an approved Cadillac repair shop and the solution they give me is to replace the headlights ($1,500 each). But my impression is that they really don't know what is going on (this car is not that common at all in Europe). Is it possible that I have to replace the whole headlight assembly if the only problem is that they don't level themselves? I hope it is only some kind of electronical or sensor problem that can be easily fixed. Thanks to everyone for your help.

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