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Changing sidelight bulbs.

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Have just tried to change the sidelight bulbs on xenon headlights and managed to get the plastic screws unscrewed from the back of the light fittings. Turned the lights on to discover that the aim is about as much use as a chocolate fire guard. Realised that the aiming motor hadn't engaged the light reflector inside, I turned them on and off quick to extend the arm but still can't get the drivers side to engage. Can they be dismantled easily or is this another great Alfa FAFF!!!!! The light off them is very intense and clear but disappointingly low even when they are working properly. Any suggestions!!??
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Re: Changing sidelight bulbs.

Look for older threads - you need to hold the main beam bulbholder when 'jiggling' the dipper motor to engage the rod to the headlight - but carefully.

It is easiest to do this by extending the rod (ignition on, lights on, ignition off within 1/2 second - should work).

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