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How much does Headlight Door Motor Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Headlight Door Motor Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2009 Buick LaCrosse$239$143.98$94.994%$251.48
2016 Honda Odyssey$239$143.98$94.994%$251.48
2014 Toyota Highlander$239$143.98$94.994%$251.48
2007 Audi A4 Quattro$239$143.98$94.994%$251.48
2016 Mini Cooper Countryman$239$143.98$94.994%$251.48
2010 Jaguar XF$239$143.98$94.994%$251.48

Headlight Door Motor Replacement Service

What is the Headlight Door Motor all about?

Your headlight door motor is what operates the raising and lowering of your headlight doors. It’s a single motor that is mounted just behind the center grille, wound with two field windings. The assembly contains internal limit switches and a worm gear drive. In most vehicles, there is a relay circuit breaker assembly immediately to the right of the steering column. In other vehicles, it is mounted on the fuse block.

When you turn on your headlights, the relay becomes energized, and the doors open. A limit switch stops power from going to the motor. When you turn off your headlights, the circuit is completed, the doors close, and another limit switch stops power from going to the motor.

Keep in mind:

  • Your headlights are an important safety feature, and should always be visible to oncoming traffic.
  • If your vehicle has been sitting for a long time, your headlight doors may open with difficulty, or not at all.
  • The problem could come from the relay or the entire motor.

How it's done:

  • The vehicles hood is opened and supported manually
  • The defective headlight door motor is removed
  • The new headlight motor is installed
  • The hood manual support is removed
  • The repair is verified and the headlight door motor is tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

Due to the importance of your headlight doors, it’s essential that the headlight door motor works properly. If the vehicle has been sitting, repeatedly activating the switch may loosen the circuit and fix the issue. If that method doesn’t work, have one of our expert mechanics inspect and replace the headlight door motor if necessary.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Headlight Door Motor?

  • Headlight doors stay open
  • Headlight doors won’t close
  • Grinding noise when you try to open or close the headlight doors

How important is this service?

Headlight doors that won’t open can cause some serious trouble, especially if you are driving at night. Any problem with your headlights requires an immediate attention from one of our expert mechanics. This is a safety issue and one that should be dealt with as quickly as possible.


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Chuy

14 years of experience
403 reviews
Chuy
14 years of experience
Chevrolet Corvette V8-5.7L - Headlight Door Motor Replacement - Orland Park, Illinois
Chuy is a great mechanic, who is not only friendly, easy to get along with, but competent and honest, which is hard to come by now a days. Overall a pleasant experience.

Harish

27 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
27 years of experience
Chevrolet Corvette V8-5.7L - Headlight Door Motor - Charlotte, North Carolina
I will definitely be using YourMechanic Services for my vehicle repairs because of my experience with Harish. He was polite and professional. Took great care of my corvette!

Marcus

19 years of experience
25 reviews
Marcus
19 years of experience
Chevrolet Corvette V8-5.7L - Headlight Door Motor - Anaheim, California
Marcuss reported in on time with the correct part. He explained the process and completed everything on time. This is my first time using him and I'm sold on his performance and knowledge of hp cars. He is my new mechanic for life. I highly recommend him to you.

Shaun

10 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
10 years of experience
Chevrolet Corvette V8-5.7L - Headlight Door Motor - Peoria, Arizona
Great job Shaun! Thanks for the skillful expertise and service!

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