Question about 2009 Yamaha TDM 900
Need to adjust headlight main beam on my yamaha tdm 900, 2009 model ? Want to lower beam slightly how ? what tools ?
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Posted on May 23, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Further to Emmisionwiz's answer that worked for me - the holes are in the black plastic covering the radiator support, to each side more or less in line with the headlights. They are marked with an "A" and rotation directions for UP and DOWN. The Phillips screwdriver goes into the hole about 45 degrees from vertical and engages the adjusting rack, where the teeth of the Phillips screwdriver are the pinion. If you shine a flashlight down the hole you can see the rack teeth and all becomes clear. But you will need a long Phillips screwdriver and a little bit of luck.
In the owner's manual it says the lights are adjusted correctly at the dealership and if they need adjustment because of a trailer then take the car to a Honda certified mechanic.
I have a 2004 Accord also and the method is the same for that one too.
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
SOURCE: Beaming Headlights
if you are looking down at the headlights from above there is a whiteish nylon screw that you can use either an allen wrench or a phillips screwdriver. Clockwise lowers, Counter clock raises.
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
check the wiring, make sure that you are using the bulb with the correct rating. Also get the output in the headlight connector checked.
Posted on May 12, 2009
SOURCE: battery replace tdm 850 yamaha
first remove seat then remove tank, unbolt the 2 nuts holding the fuel pump on then disconnect wiring and then wiring from battery remove 2 bolts holding in battery box and remove through whole where fuel pump was (take care with battery wiring).
Posted on Jul 07, 2009
a screwdriver or a socket
The adjustment screws/nuts should be located either on the top of the headlamp assembly, behind the headlamp assembly, or near the frame rail by the radiator support.
You will have vertical adjustment screws for each independent beam (separate highs and separate lows, but will be same screw if highs and lows are the same bulb). You may also have additional horizontal adjustment screws as well
Park your car on a level ground 30 feet from a wall and measure the height from the ground to the bulb and mark on a wall (do this for highs beams and low beams if the bulbs are separate, if highs and lows are the same bulb, only do it for the lows)
If the headlights read VOR, then aim the brightest part or cutoff part just below the mark on the wall. If it says VOL or nothing, aim them 2 inches below the mark on the wall.
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
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