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How to adjust my 2012 honda civic headlight aim

I had xenon bulbs installed and the aim seems too high

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SOURCE: My lowbeam headlights don't turn

If your parking lights come on, but not the headlights, and the bulbs and fuses are fine, it's the switch itself. This is an easy fix. You can get another headlight stalk at a junkyard out of another Civic, or buy one new on eBay or at a dealership. To replace it, unscrew teh trim on the steering column (take the plastic covers off the column, from below), and then unscrew the switch module at the base of the stalk that has the headlight switch on it. The switch will then hang from its wiring harness. Simply unplug it, plug in the new one (test it to be sure it turns the lights on), and then reassemble the trim after mounting the switch. It will probably take you all of 10 minutes to do it - nice to have fixes like that:)

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

SOURCE: how to adjust headlight of Honda 2005

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

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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SOURCE: 2003 honda civic headlights problem

the comination switch

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 honda civic: headlight problem

There was a recall for this problem, if youve never had it fixed you should take it in to your local dealer.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 Honda Civic Headlights burn out in six Months?

If there are no recalls and they are being installed correctly, check for an electrical problem that would lower the resistance in the circuit such as a short to ground.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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