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Old 08-19-2018, 06:19 PM   #1
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Boxster headlight wont lock in.

So I bought some new headlights for my 2004 Porsche Boxster. I've tried everything to get them to "POP" into place. The 5mm socket just turns under tension and dosen't lock in. I need help.


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Old 08-22-2018, 01:39 AM   #2
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Your lock bar may be stripped.
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Old 08-22-2018, 04:26 AM   #3
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Your lock bar may be stripped.
Agreed. Or the tool, if you're using the one from the factory tool kit. Mine was cracked, though I couldn't see it, and it just turned on the shaft.

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Old 08-22-2018, 05:23 PM   #4
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The tool kit tool is the problem...

....try a 5mm socket on a ratchet.
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Old 08-22-2018, 05:47 PM   #5
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....try a 5mm socket on a ratchet.
+1 ... my right side cluster needs a 5mm socket, the tool kit socket just doesn't work. The left side works with both.
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