Originally Posted by red92tsi
I was about to say something about that off of my eclipse GST I pulled the rod off and I had to mess with the motor (turning red knob) to fit the rod on then when I got it on the light did not move but yes it was pretty hard to pull the light up. Is there lube point where I can hook lube or grease gun to? Do I need to remove the plast around the light to get to the hinges?
There are several hinge points. You should remove the plastics around the light and some can be seen while the light is up. You may want to start out with something like pb blaster to break up any rust. Spray it and work the light up and down. Just look around the light, I forget how many hinge points there are but spray them, work the light up and down, let it soak in. Have a rag to clean up any mess.
When the lights start to stick it can cause the rod to pop off. Once they are free'd up you may want to use an oil or lubricant on the hinges.
Oh and yes, sometimes you may need to manually adjust the headlight motor so you can get the rod on. Once you operate the headlight they should retime themselves.