1998 Firebird headlight cover right side would not open.

Asked by Nov 11, 2015 at 07:35 PM about the 1998 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Wife said spray it with WD-40. Which i did and to my surprise it worked...but
only temporarily. after sitting awhile it doesn't open but again responds to a
round of WD-40....

Any suggestions?

1 Answer

965

Yes lubing is the way to go. I would say use white lithium grease on all the moving parts to start with if it still acts funny then could be the motor going bad I've also heard that the gears that activate the door opening or closing could be wearing out as well. Good luck!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Pontiac Firebird Questions

Pontiac Firebird Experts

#1 Samuel Moore
Samuel Moore
Reputation 910
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 760
#3 Justin Hatfield
Justin Hatfield
Reputation 730
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
629 Great Deals out of 39,687 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang
718 Great Deals out of 39,137 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
369 Great Deals out of 20,435 listings starting at $3,688
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
3 Great Deals out of 273 listings starting at $5,900
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
31 Great Deals out of 3,796 listings starting at $1,195
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
17 Great Deals out of 1,734 listings starting at $1,695
Used Ford F-150
3,481 Great Deals out of 207,574 listings starting at $1,273
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,761 Great Deals out of 150,214 listings starting at $1,259
Used Dodge Viper
8 Great Deals out of 350 listings starting at $16,900