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I hope this is how yours is set up. If you can find the adjusting screws, skip step 1. You'll need a tape measure and masking tape. There's also another scenario, where a glass bubble level is mounted in the body. The air bubble should be floating in a liquid and set perfectly between the lines on each level.

1. Locate the adjusting screws. On newer vehicles they are usually above and toward the rear of the headlight, in the frame that the housing is screwed/bolted to. Sometimes covered by a rubber flap, or dust cover. Do this first cause if you can't find them, you'll only be marking the walls for someone else... lol.
2. Park your vehicle on a flat/level driveway, with headlights on and 20' from, pointing toward a wall. Often times the Auto Parts House will have the ideal location on the side of their building and old NAPA stores might even have an area just for this. Ask the counter person... even ask if it's okay if you use their wall... temporarily.
3. Measure the height of your headlight from the ground to the center of the bulb area & the distance between bulb areas.
4. Find a point on the wall, that is about center of the front end of your vehicle and put a piece of tape on the wall.
5. Stand behind the center of the vehicle, looking over the roof and the center of the hood/dash and set your bearings in reference to the piece of tape.
6. Relocate your tape and set bearings again, repeating until you're comfortable you have the center.
7. Turn on your headlights (not high beams) and check bearings again from the rear of the vehicle.
8. Divide the distance between your headlights in half and mark the wall with a piece of tape.
9. Measure from that piece of tape, the full distance between headlights and place another piece of tape at this point
10. Measure from the ground up, at each of these points matching the measurement of the height of your headlights.
11. Create a line of tape connecting the two height markers, for your horizon, that stretches about 2" past the "height markers"
12. Create a line of tape from your "height markers" upward, extending 6" higher than your horizontal line for vertical reference.
14. Turn on high beams and they should be slightly higher, but still touching the vertically laid tape.
Now my preference, which IMHO is safer than "perfectly centered"... If driver's side extends further than the 2" to the left when on high-beams, past the piece of vertically mounted tape. Consider that light will be in oncoming traffic's eyes when you're going around a right hand turn, which could obstruct their view and cause them to over-correct for the turn drive into your lane. More chance of this happening if they over-compensate, lax on the turn and hit the shoulder.

So, I adjust my right headlight a little lower and inside and my right headlight a little higher and inside on dims. This also means that if I forget and approach oncoming traffic when brights are on, they are less offensive because that light on the driver's side is pulled away from them slightly.

Thank you for asking as it gives me a chance to voice my consideration for other drivers and maybe others will consider doing the same... out of consideration. With everyone purchasing these (what was referred to as) European bright lights, even turning the reflectors away from oncoming drivers' eyes a hair would be a nice gesture. I have 6000k greens in my truck, helps me when combined with my yellow fogs lights to see deer in the wood line. Also doesn't produce too* much light. I opted for 6000k because I find white and blue to be extremely offensive... to others' eyes.

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Pop the hood and look at the headlight there should be a hole about the size of a screwdriver above the headlight just look and find the hole and get a philips head screw driver park your car in front of a building and tighten the bolt or loosen it and it will move up and down

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