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#1 Old 11-29-2007, 10:12 AM
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Im trying to figure out how to adjust my lowbeam headlights. i just need to move them up a little bit. Anyone know how?
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While I haven't attempted to adjust them usually there are screws located on the housing that you would turn to get the desired angles.
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Dear joey,

Giving us the year of your Santa Fe would be very helpful.

Get out your owner's manual.
Open to page 6-18 or the range between 6-16 to 6-20 pages.
Look for the heading "Headlight Aiming Adjustment".
Follow the instructions.

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its a 07, and honestly, i didnt even open the manual. ill check it out tonight, thanks
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You can just twist the knob at the back of the headlight assembly housing to raise or lower them, no tools needed and the manual doesn't cover it well.

I can post a photo if you can't find it...
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Originally posted by UniR@Nov 30 2007, 12:08 PM
[b]You can just twist the knob at the back of the headlight assembly housing to raise or lower them, no tools needed and the manual doesn't cover it well.

I can post a photo if you can't find it...
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would love to see the picture..
thanks a ton
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There are screwdriver slots along the radiator cowl piece that goes above the headlamp assemblies but it's easier just to reach behind the hadlanp assembly and grab that ratchet-like wheel directly. That is where the screwdriver tip would slowly turn it, but it's quicker and easier to turn it directly with your fingers. I kicked myself when I realized how easy it was. They probably won't budge just with finger power in a few years though...
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thanks so much. I will adjust tonight and report back
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I really wish I could take this thing off that cuts my lights in half and puts a line about 100 ft in front of me..
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Thanks for the tips guys (and girls)!
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