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Turn on your headlights and locate the two adjustment holes that have the adjustment screws inside them on the sides of each headlight. The top hole has the vertical adjustment screw and the bottom hole has the horizontal adjustment screw. Turn the vertical screw clockwise to raise the beam and counterclockwise to lower; turn the horizontal screw clockwise to move the beam right and counterclockwise to move the beam left.

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pop the bonnet,kneel down in front of the headlight and you will see an adjusting screw,on top and to one side of the headlight(sometimes has a spring behind it)one does up/down the other does left/right.remember if the oncomming driver is effected by too high a beam you can be fined(lots)

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