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Lotus elan lights on/off

Just showing off the new S2 Turbo to my Mum, when I switched the lights on the off side headlamp refused to pop up, although the light inside did turn on.
After a couple of lights on/off the headlamp did come up, but now refuses to go down. Both lamps work fine, it's just that one wants to stay out day and night now.

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  • DAN12 May 14, 2008

    Consider yourself lucky it died in the up position... although it can be rotated wherever you want using the motor's knobby & pehaps a little human persuation

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DAN12, here is a write-up on repairing the unit (if it is indeed broken inside and not just an electrical problem):

http://wikilec.9600.org/index.php/Light_motors

Also, this site has just about everything you need to repair the Lotus Elan S2.

I use this site whenever I have a problem with my S1 Turbo.

Posted on May 16, 2008

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