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      09-05-2009, 02:49 AM   #199
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anyone find out if you can adjust halogen lights yet??
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you have to use the bmw screwdriver.. there is a place on top of each headligh where you can adjust the level.
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      09-05-2009, 06:42 PM   #201
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you have to use the bmw screwdriver.. there is a place on top of each headligh where you can adjust the level.
for halogen lights also? if so, can some one show a pic of this screw cause i cant seem to find it anywhere...

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anything....?
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      09-20-2009, 12:58 PM   #203
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Is it possible that one of my headlights is aiming slightly lower than the other?

On the highway at night, I tend to notice that the beam on MY side is a little shorter than the other one.

Maybe that could fix my issue.
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for halogen lights also? if so, can some one show a pic of this screw cause i cant seem to find it anywhere...

thanks.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100799
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      09-25-2009, 11:35 AM   #205
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Dont think its been posted - You can also adjust LEFT ad Right. there ia another screw under this rubber plug
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      09-25-2009, 08:48 PM   #206
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Dont think its been posted - You can also adjust LEFT ad Right. there ia another screw under this rubber plug
Attaboy! thanks for that
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      09-26-2009, 01:51 AM   #207
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Dont think its been posted - You can also adjust LEFT ad Right. there ia another screw under this rubber plug
Awesome! Thanx!
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Is it possible that one of my headlights is aiming slightly lower than the other?

On the highway at night, I tend to notice that the beam on MY side is a little shorter than the other one.

Maybe that could fix my issue.
I have the same problem with mine; it seems that the beam is slightly lower on the driver side. I tried adjusting the top screw, but it didnt do it. Do you think the left/right one could do the trick?
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      10-11-2009, 04:14 PM   #209
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Is it possible that one of my headlights is aiming slightly lower than the other?

On the highway at night, I tend to notice that the beam on MY side is a little shorter than the other one.
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I have the same problem with mine; it seems that the beam is slightly lower on the driver side. I tried adjusting the top screw, but it didnt do it. Do you think the left/right one could do the trick?
You guys know this is supposed to be like this, right? Driver's side beam is supposed to be lower so you don't blind oncoming traffic. Every recent BMW comes set up like this from the factory.
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      10-19-2009, 07:26 AM   #210
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Dont think its been posted - You can also adjust LEFT ad Right. there ia another screw under this rubber plug
What if the up/down knob was pulled out? Not sure how it happened but my passenger beam is aimed two stories high and the knob/stick that adjusts the level isn't turning the teeth at the bottom.

Is it just a matter of taking apart the front of the car to adjust it, or is there another way?
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What if the up/down knob was pulled out? Not sure how it happened but my passenger beam is aimed two stories high and the knob/stick that adjusts the level isn't turning the teeth at the bottom.

Is it just a matter of taking apart the front of the car to adjust it, or is there another way?
Mine are the same. Does anyone know if there is just a way to zeroize the electronic adjustment?
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Dont think its been posted - You can also adjust LEFT ad Right. there ia another screw under this rubber plug
this is why I love this sight! my adaptive passenger headlight is aiming for the deers in the forest and I could not adjust left or right. Hopefully this works!!
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Question?. Noticed on my new 2010 335d that the left headlight is aimed lower than the right one. BMW says it is set that way to not blind oncoming traffic. But on mountain roads this limits my visibility and I must use the brights. Took back to have adjusted and it is better but still lower?. Also noticed what looks like cut outs jig saw at the top of my light beam?.
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^^ it's supposed to be like that


my light is broken anyone know where to get xenon adaptive headlight housing for cheap?
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I'm not sure if anyone posted pics for E92. I've taken the liberty to take photos of my own in case anyone wanted to see it. Red arrows indicate the screws to adjust headlight height. I have yet to find the location for left and right adjustment though. Anyone knows?


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I'm not sure if anyone posted pics for E92. I've taken the liberty to take photos of my own in case anyone wanted to see it. Red arrows indicate the screws to adjust headlight height. I have yet to find the location for left and right adjustment though. Anyone knows?


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Based on the Previously Post E90 Pics...

The left to right adjustment should be under the cap circled in yellow.
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The left to right adjustment should be under the cap circled in yellow.
I checked there and there's nothing underneath that rubber cap. I'll check again today to make sure, but I'm fairly certain there's nothing there, at least on the driver side.
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