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

Paul Martin

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!

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