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#1 Old 08-25-2011, 10:41 AM
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Hello folks,
I was wondering if and how to adjust how high or low the light out of the headlight comes out. ie verticaly adjusting where the lights point.

I know on my dad's car there is a screw on top of the headlight assembly and on my motorcycle there are two screws (1 for vertical adjustment and 1 for horizontal adjustment) I can't seem to find the location of the adjustor on the Sonata.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks in adavance.

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Hello folks,
I was wondering if and how to adjust how high or low the light out of the headlight comes out. ie verticaly adjusting where the lights point.

I know on my dad's car there is a screw on top of the headlight assembly and on my motorcycle there are two screws (1 for vertical adjustment and 1 for horizontal adjustment) I can't seem to find the location of the adjustor on the Sonata.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks in adavance.
Screw is on top of headlight bucket, with the hood open, in the middle between the low and high beams. You need to access it through the engine compartment not the front of the car like old school.

The screw has a knurled edge to the bottom of it.

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Screw is on top of headlight bucket, with the hood open, in the middle between the low and high beams. You need to access it through the engine compartment not the front of the car like old school.

The screw has a knurled edge to the bottom of it.

Is it possible for you to take apicture and show me?
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Is it possible for you to take apicture and show me?

http://www.hyundai-forums.com/t56472...headlights.htm

There's a pic in the thread above.

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Perfect!! thanks for the info. Now both my lights are allined perfectly and look great.
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