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Headlight Beam Alignment

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by coolreed, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Jun 30, 2012 at 7:18 AM
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    coolreed [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Changed my headlight bulbs to PIAA Super Whites. When I tested the lights they worked fine. However, the beams did not match as the right beam was higher the left. I rechecked the new bulb aligment/mounting and they were seated correctly.

    Is this normal? Is there an alignment for the headlight? If yes, how do you do this? :confused:
     
  2. Jun 30, 2012 at 7:23 AM
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    I had to readjust mine when I changed my bulbs. Go HERE. This will show how to adjust them. Also check out some youtube videos on how to properly adjust the headlights.

     
  3. Jun 30, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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    Thank You for the info. The pictures had been deleted but that should get me in the ball park. Thanks again. :)
     
  4. Jul 1, 2012 at 7:45 AM
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    Well I have looked and looked and I just don't see the phillips adjustment screw. If the picture had not been deleted in the link I am sure I would see it.
    TOTALLY frustrating. :mad:
     
  5. Jul 1, 2012 at 8:06 AM
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    CLICK HERE

    Look at the 4th page and it will show you the locations of the vertical and horizontal adjustments.

     
  6. Jul 1, 2012 at 8:11 AM
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    On the horizontal adjustment there is a cover on the adjustment "screw" (it's more of a wheel with notches). Just lift the tap to expose it or remove the cover.
     
  7. Jul 1, 2012 at 8:17 AM
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    OK,...OK,...OK,...I finally figured it out. Pretty easy once you know what to look for. It's not a screw,..it's 8mm bolts. Horizontal adjustment has a quarter sized cover and Vertical has no cover and is below closest to the fender. I just wanted to be sure before I started tweaking things.

    It seemed I had to turn a few times before I got movement.

    Thanks again for your help. I love this forum.
     

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