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How to adjust headlight beams

The head lights shin down. cant find way to adjust them

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  • dreamer3944 Oct 26, 2008

    there is no way to remove the cover over the lights. i tried.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    just replaced old lights with new ones now they need adjusting. need measurements to do so

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    need to locate adjustment screw for low beam headlight



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The plastic cover comes off over the top of the head lights when you have the hood open, the adjustments are there. The screws are small.

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