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    Angry I'm having a bad time

    I'm doomed

    First the dealer knacks my locking wheel nuts....causing ripe language and loss of hair by the handful.........not a lot to begin with!!

    NOW!!!! both of my headlamp motors have gone south

    How difficult is it for a single celled mutant i.e....me to replace both motors without having to resort to much alcohol and mumbling?

    I'm at my wits end......

    All help appreciated

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    a 19t just isn't laggy enough
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    is it quite a mare, remove the wiper arm, the panel under the headlamps has a clip just inside the bonnet holding it to the slam panel, the other side just push fits into a bracket under the indicator. Behind than panel you'll find 2 bolts (2 or 3 not sure), undo these & the motor can be removed through the engine bay, the wires are on a plug so unplug that & its then a case of getting it up through the small gap & passed all the wiring in the bay. As for refitting i've no idea because i just brought new panels without holes for the wipers (but would thought it would be very hard because of getting it back into the correct place & lining it up with the holes in the metal)

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    if BOTH motors have gone at once I would check that it's not something else that's at fault. I wouldn't expect both to pack up at once, check the wiring and fuses etc before pulling half the car apart....
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    Or do what I did and disconnect them - never have to worry then
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    a 19t just isn't laggy enough
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wobbly Dave
    Or do what I did and disconnect them - never have to worry then
    if your going to do that isn't it worth spending 10 for the blank panels & getting rid of them properly

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    Personally speaking, I removed mine because a) all they did was scratch up my headlamp protectors, b) they were in perfect working order and I sold them to pay for my heat-wrap tape, and c) less weight, less drag, who can argue?

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