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Headlights i have 2003 s type with xenon lights, the problem is that that lights are too low to the ground so it doesn?t show to far distance, how can i adjust the light distance?

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Well i have a solution for that, what i did that i really found that the arm was broken but the problem it was only for the left light so what i did is that i made an iron square and i left the light manually and i fixed the square behind the light near the rubber sack and it worked and then i had broken the left light arm and did the same,

its working perfectly now just don’t use any plastic or wooden material in case it over

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I have the same issue with my 03 R. The plastic above the lamps have a plastic hex adjustment you can put a hex wrench into to make minor changes. This made mine a little better, but they still don't work as designed. I haven't figured out how to make major adjustments, but that will be on my project list for this weekend. If I can't find a solution, then my 60k is around the corner and I'll ask the dealerships service department. I also need to get the upgrade flash for the trans and insure the recall for the parking brake has been resolved.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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    Well, a little more research and I have found the answer! If you open your hood, remove the quick release pins that hold the cover over the headlamps and pull the cover. Reach down and grab the back of the power connector for the highbeam bulb. You should be able to rock the whole assemble, this is because the adjustment arm is broke. A common issue with the Hella lamp assemble. The comment from the Jag dealer was you would need to replace the entire assemble. READ ON... I found this post on an X-Type... I'm headed to Lowes to get some plastic epoxy because I don't have $1000 to spend on new lamps. Nor do I want to pay my Jag dealer to remove them for me. Good luck!



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