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Cinquecento Headlight Adjustment System

Hi All

Our new Cinq has got the Seicento Headlight Adjustment unit added.

It doesn't work! You can see that some of the fluid has gone from the pipes.

2 questions:

1) Can it be refilled?
If so how?

2) If it can't be refilled where is the best place to buy a new system from?

Thanks
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Re: Cinquecento Headlight Adjustment System

I'm not sure I understand this post, but I'll try.

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Hi All
Our new Cinq has got the Seicento Headlight Adjustment unit added.
Question - do you mean headlamp level-adjust motors? How were these made? Are they aftermarket? Home-made?

Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss23 View Post
It doesn't work! You can see that some of the fluid has gone from the pipes.

2 questions:

1) Can it be refilled?
If so how?

2) If it can't be refilled where is the best place to buy a new system from?

Thanks
Lou
The headlamp adjust level is purely mechanical as far as I know - can you post some pictures please?
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Re: Cinquecento Headlight Adjustment System

It is fitted with one of these:


https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/113845468236?ul_noapp=true
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Re: Cinquecento Headlight Adjustment System

Wow, I've never seen that before - I'm afraid I can't help at all, sorry.
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Re: Cinquecento Headlight Adjustment System

Very odd!

Looking online, it seems it may be related to cars with Xenon headlamps. Didn't even think they existed!

https://www.ilcats.ru/fiat/?function...=0&language=en

In terms of replacement, you've answered your own question - put the part no. into eBay or Amazon. I very much doubt you can refill the fluid.
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We have decided to remove it! Never had it on the other 2 Cinqs we owned!


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Re: Cinquecento Headlight Adjustment System

that's quite genuinely fascinating

who'd have thought xenons would have been an option back in the day (not on your car, I assume) but within the range...

I had something very similar on a Mk1 Croma back in the day, and it had a fluid tube with a piston at both ends.

It didn't work either
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