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Old 03 Nov 2010, 08:29 am
Ron
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Default Re: '95 Accord Headlight Question

On Nov 3, 9:12*am, Tegger <inva...@example.com> wrote:
> Ron <BigELil...@msn.com> wrote in news:e0f176b7-45b7-4770-9bbb-4c43c6a948d6
> @t13g2000yqm.googlegroups.com:
>
> > On Oct 26, 1:05*pm, Ron <BigELil...@msn.com> wrote:
> >> A few days ago I notched that the drivers side headlight has popped
> >> out about an inch. I see no way to adjust this. These is a spring on
> >> the lower inside part of the headlight but, I don't see an adjustment
> >> screw. Even if there is an adjustment screw how in the hell could it
> >> just all of a sudden pop out an inch? Did something break?

>
> >>http://i54.tinypic.com/30j0g8x.jpg*Drivers Sidehttp://i53.tinypic.com/7

> > 29fro.jpg*Passenger Side

>
> > Bueller, Bueller, Bueller, anyone?

>
> It's hard to see, but the adjusters are at the rear of the headlamp's
> mounting bracket, which is bolts to the rad support. the holes for the
> adjusting screwdriver are in the top of the rad support. If you peer into
> them with a flashlight, you'll see their little gears.
>
> The two adjusters have long screws that attach to swivels on the
> reflector's plastic body. If the swivel breaks, the headlamp will come
> forward, as that's all that's keeping it in place.
> This is why I originally asked if the car had been smacked; that's
> generally how they break. They may not "let go" right away, but may take a
> while to crack free completely.
>
> Personally, when I ask questions and receive no answer, I just tear into
> the job anyway, figuring that if nobody knows the answer, I'd better find
> out for myself. If in serious doubt, I'll spend the $10 to get the
> information I need fromhttps://techinfo.honda.com
>
> I originally delayed answering because I wanted to take a look at a spare
> headlamp I've got in the shed, but then I forgot about it.
>
> --
> Tegger


OK, then from my post in the other thread it looks like we are in
agreement that something broke.

Those damn housings aren't cheap, even on e-Bay.
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