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Old 03-04-2018, 09:05 AM   #1
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Headlight plate is loose, light wonít stay in place

2001 Boxster S

Video of loose plate:


Right side light is tight but left side has 2 loose Ďanchorsí and not sure how to tighten.

I tried a star wrench to tighten, but itís very tough to turn and I donít want to break. Bronze twist but seems built for finger tighten, but it wonít catch. Any help?


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Old 03-04-2018, 09:21 AM   #2
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Are you sure you are getting the light into the rails properly on that side? I think my little shelf moves like that, but I have had times when I thought the headlight was properly in the rails and it wasn't and wouldn't fully lock. And one side of mine is a little tougher to get right than the other. The latch portion needs to pull the light back to lock it.
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Old 03-04-2018, 11:48 AM   #3
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Here's some instructions about the headlight mount I posted a while back...

Hope it helps.
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Old 03-06-2018, 09:54 AM   #4
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Those headlight trays are a PITA to adjust. I wish you luck.
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