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Headlight Adjustment My headlights are askew. How do I adjust them?

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  • glh1953 Nov 27, 2008

    The high beams are aimed too high and one of the low beams are too high too. On my 2002 S60

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Good Afternoon. I have a 2004 S60R & had to adjust the headlights recently. The adjustment is easy, but requires a small socket wrench. I forget the exact size of the adjustment bolt, but it's close to 1/4". It's located directly behind each headlight & is fairly easty to reach. Adjust the lights at night on a flat section of road (you'll need a flashlight to see the adjustment bolt when doing this). Hope this helps. David

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