Having problems with your 2005 Pontiac Vibe ?

2005 Vibe, headlight bulbs out until I rap on the side the headlight and then they come back on, I have to do this to each one individually.

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 12-04-2021

Answers :

The connector is loose or faulty. to gain access to the connector, there wiil be a locking ring or a rubber cover on the back of the light assembly in the engine compartment.
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\015\012turn the locking ring ccw, take the socket out being carefull not to touch the glass bulb with your fingers. oil from your skin will create a hot spot on the glass and could break the glass when on because of the intense heat generated. remove and replace the bulb a few times to clean any surface corrosion. this action will also reseat the lamp.
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\015\012if there is a rubber weather cover, there's a chance that there is a wire gate holding the bulb in place. squeeze the wires together to clear the latch clip on the unhinged end. then do the above procedure.
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