Stripped Gears In Headlight Motors

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$0.00
Average Mileage:
37,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace with new gears or spin old ones 180 degrees (1 reports)
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2002 Pontiac Firebird Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 232010

Firebird 5.7L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The engineers who decided to put plastic gears with a metal bolt to spin them are the reason GM is owned by the government. It's very common with these cars to have the gears stripped more then once. You can actually, for free, spin the gear 180 degrees, because the motor uses exactly half of the gear. After that you have to replace the gear or the motor.

- , Huntsburg, OH, USA

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