Headlamps way too low!!

whitenemesis

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My headlamps are looking at the ground 5feet in front of the car.

Xenons did their usual dance at switch on then dropped to their lowest position :confused:

I'm guessing it a senor gone OOS and giving an impossible value forcing the lights to go failsafe i.e. not to blind anyone!

Any suggestions of what else it might be?
 

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I would undo the front and rear level sensor and swing the lever up and down to look for any change,if nothing happens then the control unit
 
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Thanks Malcolm, I'm kinda hoping it's just the senor gone 'over centre' and giving an impossible value (I think we had a post on this before)

If my meeting finishes early enough I might drop into the dealers. I'm in Canterbury for a couple of days, so not sure what they are like here. I'd rather not have to drive the 160mls home with dodgy lights...
 

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Shame that you were not home in Wiltshire as S-A-M could have put it on STAR
 
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Shame that you were not home in Wiltshire as S-A-M could have put it on STAR

What you saying?? :confused:

S-A-M wouldn't come out to Kent? :shock::shock::rolleyes:;)

I'll have to take my chances with the locals, I'm sure they are quite friendly :lol:
 

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I know this is no consolation and absolutely no help at all, but exactly the same thing has just happened on my Espace. :(:(

Xenons are great when they're working but when the system goes pear-shaped a spanner is not a lot of help, is it?
 

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I'll have to take my chances with the locals, I'm sure they are quite friendly :lol:


Never had any dealings with Vikings of Canterbury the main dealers, but there is an Indie called Class Cars at Wingham nr Canterbury, which has a very good reputation ;)
 
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I waited until I got home as car was booked into my local dealer for diff seal replacement.

They discovered they had 'forgotten' to re-attach the sensor when they replaced the steering gaiter!!

All sorted now :)
 

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I waited until I got home as car was booked into my local dealer for diff seal replacement.

They discovered they had 'forgotten' to re-attach the sensor when they replaced the steering gaiter!!

All sorted now :)

Thats good and I was something like right on my post:D
 

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