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Headlight problem The passenger headlight went out on my 2003 ford focus, had it replaced, but now the light is aiming much higher than the driver side, how can I fix this problem.

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  • joannebinney Feb 24, 2009

    i have exactly the same problem but on the driverside, i cant find a srew but they are electric contoled on the dash of the car, icve got them on the lowest setting but it doesnt make a differance please help me!!!!

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First off if you paid to have it replaced then i would take it back to them for the adjustment if not there will be some sort of adjustment screws on the whole lamp assembly not sure exactly where on a focus but if you are persistant you will find them. then find a spot to park car close to a wall so you can see the lights projected on the wall and adjust to the driver side level

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