Driver's side headlight turns on but does not open

by Glenn Kirby
(Slidell, Louisiana)

The driver's side headlight does not open when you start the car. It normally opens, times out and shuts down. The light comes on but the motor will not open the light. This is a 2002 convertible with 15,000 miles.

Basics to troubleshooting headlight problems
1. The headlight gears stripped out Corvette Headlight Motor Rebuild w/ Gear
or
The headlight control module is bad. But we recommend inspecting the gear first as that is almost always the case.

See this page for an instructional video https://www.corvette-web-central.com/C5repair.html

Possible problems with the daylight sentinel (auto) turning on headlight function.
Headlight switch.

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