Adjusting the low beam headlight on a 2003 Hyundai Elantra
I had just purchased a 2003 Hyundai Elantra privately. I had noticed that the low beams are pointing way to high. When I went to adjust the headlight I noticed that there is no adjusting screws on the assembly. In the front and also in the engine compartment. There are some kind of phillip screws for maybe adjustment behind the twist off cap of the low beam. But I don't want to mess with it till I know for sure.
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SURE!...Take/Tow your vehicle to an authorized Hyundai dealership and pay the diagnostic fee... they will tell you exactly what the problem is and the cost of parts/labor to fix it... at least this way you'll know what the problem is and what's required to fix it. OR --- Go to www.hmaservice.com and register( Vehicle by VIN). Afterward, you have access to shop manuals, service bulletins, wiring diagrams, etc. about your vehicle.
its all the same the headlight is a complete unit you adjust both/ look for screws behind the headlight one each side one is for horizontal annd the other is for vertical Please rate my response thank you very much
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.