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Re: hit a dog. headlight is out of adjustment
The adjustment screws/nuts should be located either on the top of the headlamp assembly,
behind the headlamp assembly, or near the frame rail by the radiator
You will have vertical adjustment screws for each independent beam
(separate highs and separate lows, but will be same screw if highs and
lows are the same bulb). You may also have additional horizontal
adjustment screws as well
your car on a level ground 30 feet from a wall and measure the height
from the ground to the bulb and mark on a wall (do this for highs beams
and low beams if the bulbs are separate, if highs and lows are the same
bulb, only do it for the lows)
For Low Beams: If the headlights read VOR, then
aim the brightest part or cutoff part just below the mark on the wall.
If it says VOL or nothing, aim them 2 inches below the mark on the wall.
For High Beams (if separate from low beams): Aim the headlight directly at the line you marked on the wall.
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yes you need to adjust it find a wall that you can see both beams and do the adjustment neccesary and your on your way common when roads are not the best or you hit something lightly the headlights change position
open the hood, take a close look at your headlights, if it is a headlight assembly, there are two screws with big plastic heads on the back of the assembly, these are the adjusting screws. one for horizontal adjustment and the other one is for vertical adjustment.
if the headlight is a round or square ordinary bulb, the adjusting screws are located near the bulb itself, these are philips screws. one on the top and one on the side.
a suggestion; when adjusting headlights, face the car to a wall about 5 ft away and adjust the headlight.
open the hood by the lights u will see a hole wth a light symbl near it put a long screwdriver in and turn the click wheel thing that will raise/lower the whole headlight assembly. ADJUST THE LOW BEAMS BECAUSE THE WHOLE ASSEMBLY MOVES HIGHBEAMS ARE NOT AS IMPORTANT