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Headlight Motor Makes A Grinding Noise

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
95,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
1999 Pontiac Trans Am lights problems

lights problem

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1999 Pontiac Trans Am Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 262006

(reported on)

Trans Am LS1

  • 61,000 miles

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

i don't know what to do except to take it to the shop and pay an arm and a leg.

- , Memphis, TN, USA

problem #1

Jun 222006

(reported on)

Trans Am

  • 130,000 miles

I am thinking that this is an electrical problem, each time I use the remote to unlock the doors, or even lock the doors when I get out, the headlights pop up and then close (not supposed to do that) and then the driver side headlight makes this horrible grinding noise, like the motor is eating the teeth on a gear... any suggestions as to what this is or how I go about fixing it, please, please, please let me know! Thanks!

- , Chesapeake, VA, USA

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