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    Self levelling headlight sensor rod (fix or new?)

    Hi guys,

    I noticed the other day my headlights seemed a little high on the beam angle, after reading a couple of threads on here I found the sensor on the passenger side in the wheel arch. The sensor is working fine however the metal rod that attaches to the suspension arm has snapped off by the attachment plate (actually it’s the plate that has snapped in half) probably caused by some of the pot holes round my way!

    Does anyone know if you can just purchase a new plate or rod? I could look at having it wielded worst case.

    Cheers,

    MT

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    If that's the case a warning light should show.

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    Nope no warning light. Why would that show? Its the rod end plate thats broke connecting it to the suspension arm so the sensor is in a position where it thinks the car is loaded down hence pointing the beam angle high. As soon as I move the rod with the lights on they go up and down no problem.
    I simply need to reattached the rod plate to the suspension arm, just need to know if this is an individual part or do they only come with a new sensor? If you can't get them separate then I will need to see if the plate can be wielded.

    Cheers,

    MT

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    Id weld it, or reattach with a jubilee clip or something.

    is he car lowered?
    back to boost, oh how I missed thee....

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    Its not a separate part, so whole sensor at about £140, only way logically it would snapped tbh, is if the lower arm had been dropped when working on, as its very very unusual to get snapped/damaged on the roads given the design, its a swing arm with a fair bit of play so as to not be ripped apart.

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