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      12-01-2012, 04:45 PM   #1
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Xenon headlights

Ok, so I'm absolutely fed up of everyone flashing me, presumably because they think I have my full beam on...

When car starts up it performs auto align, could there be a problem?
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Factory Xenons?

I'd have the alignment checked by an MOT garage, easily done.
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Factory Xenons?

I'd have the alignment checked by an MOT garage, easily done.
Yes, to my understand factory.

First MOT in January so we will see what they say then, hope its not too expensive !
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Yes, to my understand factory.

First MOT in January so we will see what they say then, hope its not too expensive !
well, if your first MOT is in january then surely you are still under warranty?

just take it into a local dealer... am i missing something?
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there is an adjustment screw on the top of each xenon headlight if you want to do it yourself
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I have xenons and no one flashes me - your lights must be set too high.
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Just pop into MOT center they might charge a 10 to get it onto ramp and check the height of the beam its a 5 minute job. Then if there is a prob you still have warranty time.
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Dealer can absolutely do this. 5 minute job tops.
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How to adjust Xenons?

If you know it is working but set at the wrong height and fancy having a play yourself, here's how to adjust it:
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum....php?t=1579870

and how high should it be? maybe this can help:
http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/aim/aim.html
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