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matkat
05-11-2005, 12:06 PM
Malcolm can You(or anyone)let me have a procedure to remove and replace the motor? I have looked at it but just cannot fathom it out.
Thanks
Dave

madjules
06-11-2005, 10:25 PM
Dave,

I expect you've sorted it by now, but anyway this is how you do it in a 348 and I assume a 355 will be the same as the headlamps are identical.

1) Disconnet the battery - the motor can trigger and break your fingers!.
2) Remove the top half of the boot liner.
3) If left hand light, take the four bolts out of the secondary fuse box and move out of the way.
4) If right hand light, remove the washer bottle and move out of the way.
5) Screw the light up to the top using the emergency knob.
6) You will see four bolts on the back of the panel / bulkhead behind the light (hence removal of the fuse box/washer bottle). Disconnect these and the whole lot should come up and out.
7) You can then strip down the motor unit on the bench.

Hope this is of help.

Good Luck

Julian

Ferraritech
07-11-2005, 10:13 AM
As said above - it's the same as 348 - this pictute might help.........

matkat
07-11-2005, 05:17 PM
Thanks guys both the description and the picture are great
Dave

matkat
07-11-2005, 06:01 PM
Malcolm/Julian what number are the bolts in the picture?

Ferraritech
07-11-2005, 06:17 PM
Malcolm/Julian what number are the bolts in the picture?

Dave - what bolts are you refering to ?

matkat
07-11-2005, 07:37 PM
Malcolm Item 6 in Julians post.

madjules
07-11-2005, 10:23 PM
Dave,

I think you mean items 17 and 19 there are two more bolts (behind the motor on the drawing ) that are not shown.

You can see three of these if you pop off the cover for the secondary fuse box.

Hope these help

Good Luck Julian

matkat
08-11-2005, 08:15 AM
Thanks Julian will report on progress when I start the job probably next weekend,Also thanks to Malcolm.
Dave

GrahamS
09-11-2005, 11:38 PM
First technical thread in the library :)