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#1 Old 05-08-2012, 08:25 AM
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HAS ANY ONE TRIED TO ADJUST YOU AIM I HAVE LOOKED AT THE ADJUSTMENTS AND WAS WONDERING WHAT TOOL IS USED TO ADJUST THE AIM ANYONE GOT THE ANSWER
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Philips screwdriver with a fairly long driving end. There are slots behind the headlight housing that are marked for up-down adjustment and left-right adjustment. If I get a chance, I'll try to post a picture later.

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hi appriciate the reply i have a fatory manual cd that shows the adjustme slot it dosent tell what tool to use to adjust the aim. i asked the dealership and all they wanted was to have me bring it in to check it out . i mean really i would loose my "man status" if i could not adjust the headlights.
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Here is a PDF version of the Shop Manual on how to adjust the headlights.
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Here is a PDF version of the Shop Manual on how to adjust the headlights.
Hey Northey! Have you actually tried to adjust your beams yourself? Well I just did and I can tell you all right now that there is no adjustment screws. I tried messing with both screws in what you have posted here and neither did anything. I can also say that if these were the adjustment screws you would need a right angle attachment to a driver or manual right angle to do this. Not to mention the fact that both screws are now "stripped" due to the lack of quality. The dealership told me that there are no adjustment screws on this car and 1 time in a million they were correct. Guess we live with it or get after market housings.
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On my SE, there is a "gear" that can be turned by inserting the screwdriver as shown in the instructions. Whats strange is that i can adjust it up or down but when i insert it for the left /right adjustment, it is non-functional.
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Well i got my lights adjusted just fine with a phillips screw driver and the side to side adjustment there is no teeth in the adjuster so you cant adjust it. But both adjusters have a hex head bost so i am going to try and adjust the side to side with that instead. Ill let you know if it works or not.
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Hey Northey! Have you actually tried to adjust your beams yourself? Well I just did and I can tell you all right now that there is no adjustment screws. I tried messing with both screws in what you have posted here and neither did anything. I can also say that if these were the adjustment screws you would need a right angle attachment to a driver or manual right angle to do this. Not to mention the fact that both screws are now "stripped" due to the lack of quality. The dealership told me that there are no adjustment screws on this car and 1 time in a million they were correct. Guess we live with it or get after market housings.
Nope, never had a reason to. That PDF came straight from the shop manual on Hyundai's HMA service site. https://www.hyundaitechinfo.com/

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Not sure that PDF doc. is for the 2012 model. Maybe the 2011 or other hyundais that have adjustment screws. Thanks for your research anyway Northey
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I have a 12 accent se and it is exactly the picture of what my car has but you never know what the factory will do in a "dont have that part we will use this instead" situation .
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