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headlight adjustments

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by toyotagal, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. Oct 4, 2009 at 1:45 PM
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    toyotagal

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    Hey there, I'm new to this, so please bare with me. I need to adjust my headlights and not sure how to go about this. I just changed both bulbs, one is brighter and higher than the other. Can someone tell me how to adjust these?:help:
     
  2. Oct 4, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    gupster88

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    one is brighter than the other or they are not projecting at the same angle? if one is brighter that is a light bulb problem. cant really "adjust" that i dont think
     
  3. Oct 4, 2009 at 1:51 PM
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    Hmmm, I use a phillips screwdriver to adjust mine. They look like little gears and I just stick the screwjy in there and twist until there level. There are 2 gears looking things, one is for up and down and the other is side to side....hope this helps :eek:

    :Edit: Should've read all the way through
    and I would've seen you were talkin
    about brightness :eek:
     
  4. Oct 4, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    also make sure both are seated correctedly. that is easily over seen.
     
  5. Oct 4, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    How do I know that I seated the bulbs correctly? And yes, I replaced them myself!:)
     
  6. Oct 4, 2009 at 2:49 PM
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    Where do I locate the "gears" to adjust them up and down? I'm doing this solo and I thank you in advance:eek:
     
  7. Oct 4, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    +1

    Don't adjust them! Leave them as is from the factory. If you headlights were properly and evenly leveled before, there should not be a reason why you would have to adjust them again. Definite get a flashlight in there and make sure all 3 tabs are in the indentations before you push that metal clip over them.
     
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