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Headlight adjustment

Postby Shad0wXCalibur [OP] » December 3rd 2011, 8:30am

Does anyone know which adjustment screw on the 2nd gen composite headlights adjusts it up and down? Found two pics in an old thread but it doesn't say which one adjusts what.

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Re: Headlight adjustment

Postby Leeann_93 » December 3rd 2011, 4:19pm

The E-Torx in the first pic.
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Re: Headlight adjustment

Postby Phantom » December 3rd 2011, 5:21pm

In the pic

Item 5 is ADJUSTER HDLP VERT,(LH & RH)

Item 17 is ADJUSTER HDLP HORIZ
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Re: Headlight adjustment

Postby Shad0wXCalibur [OP] » December 3rd 2011, 8:45pm

Thanks!
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Re: Headlight adjustment

Postby Bis » May 30th 2015, 2:15am

Trying to adjust my right headlight (Y-axis) and this torx screw won't turn. I am afraid I am going to strip the head...

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Re: Headlight adjustment

Postby Leeann_93 » May 30th 2015, 2:44am

If you've sprayed the hell out of it with PB Blaster and it still won't turn, take the assembly off the vehicle and srpray the back of the screw and try again.

If that doesn't get it loose, spray the hell out of it and apply a little heat. If that doesn't work, look for a used headlight assembly.
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Re: Headlight adjustment

Postby Lumpy » May 30th 2015, 2:48am

Heat it (soldering gun). Cold it (FreezeOff or canned duster for keyboards [shake the can]). Heat or cold the thing that holds the bolt, do the opposite to the bolt.


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Re: Headlight adjustment

Postby Bis » May 30th 2015, 4:01am

WD40 and the "impact" setting on my electric driver at low torque did the job without stripping anything.
I tell ya, this power tool is making my life so much easier!!!
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Re: Headlight adjustment

Postby triggr » August 4th 2016, 2:43pm

Thanks for the tips..I gotta adjust mine too. I'm glad this site is active..
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