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Old 02-27-2003, 11:26 PM   #1
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Ok, just got a set of Sylvania Silverstars and now I can notice how poorly my headlights were adjusted... Question: How in the heck do I adjust (aim) them???
 
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does anyone have ANY clue how to aim the headlights in our cars??? common... PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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Horizontal aim is done by adjusting the screw on the outer side of the headlamp assembly. Vertical aim is done by adjusting the screw in the top center of the assembly.

Park the car 25 feet from a wall, make sure the vehicle is on a level surface, tires are properly inflated, and car is at its normal weight.

The horizontal center line of the low beam lights should be 25.4 inches off the ground. The vertical centerline should be 664 inches from the centerline of the car, and 1328 inches from the other headlamp.
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Hey guys, I noticed the other night when I turn on my high beams, my low beams go off. I know the fogs will turn off with use of high beams, but do the low beams turn completely off also?
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yes.
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Fuddy, can you refine this (tech style) and PM it to me or Jr for a Techinfo article?
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OK, Don't let me forget.
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Don't forget

Just do a step-by-step layman thing.

Do that thing that you do......so well.......
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I started writing this and realized that the headlamps can't possibly be 1328 inches from each other on the wall. The vertical level makes sense but the factory service manual appears to have another error. We need a service manual from a different year.
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My high beams are way off too...I have to try and aim them sometime
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