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Headlight adjustment Do you know how to adjust the direction of the headlights of a 2004 jetta? My headlights seem to be pointing down too much so that I can't even see a car 10 feet ahead of me. Also, the lights seem too dim even though I tried changing the lightbulbs already.

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I dont know foe sure but most h/lights are adjusted from under the bonnet and behind the head lights there is 2 screws which lift and turn to the left or right .. so what you do is find the screws abd mark out 25 ft and that is were the h/lights should be on dip beam and in line with the car . turn lights on after doing it and then start engine and lights should brighten up ..if not alternator could have problem.

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