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2003 volvo s60, how do i adjust headlights

Chnaged headlights on 2003 volvo s60, one of them needs height adjustment, how do i do this

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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 support.

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

Park 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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If you changed just the bulb you should look around the outside edges of the headlamp fixture. There will be a screw for up/down and on the side a screw for left/right. If you took out the whole fixture even easier to describe. They would be long threaded screws going from the front of the assy to the rear. The drivers light (left) is cast lower and favors the center of the vehicle. This is so you do not blind oncoming cars. The screw heads could be hex or torx or phillips.

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