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Old 04-17-19, 08:07 AM
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Default Headlight alignment issue, wonky eyeball.

Problem. The drivers headlight (regular not high beam) is aimed significantly higher than the passengers side. Co-worker driving ahead of me in a lifted truck pointed it out to me. (text me to "fix your damned headlights") At home shined the light on the garage door and there is a huge difference.You can physically see that the light "eyeballs" are at different levels. When turning the car on in the morning I noticed that the headlights did there sweep up and down so I am assuming that the motors are working. I am fairly handy so I can fix the issue when I know what is wrong. I just don't understand how this system works. There are some great posts on here about replacing the individual components just hoping to have someone tie it all together or link the manual.

Questions: So do I need to adjust the headlight or is it a sensor?
Where are the sensors located? I know there are 2, don't know locations.

Does anyone have a digital manual for the car? I know I bought one for a honda and it was great.
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Old 04-17-19, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by simpson227 View Post
Problem. The drivers headlight (regular not high beam) is aimed significantly higher than the passengers side. Co-worker driving ahead of me in a lifted truck pointed it out to me. (text me to "fix your damned headlights") At home shined the light on the garage door and there is a huge difference.You can physically see that the light "eyeballs" are at different levels. When turning the car on in the morning I noticed that the headlights did there sweep up and down so I am assuming that the motors are working. I am fairly handy so I can fix the issue when I know what is wrong. I just don't understand how this system works. There are some great posts on here about replacing the individual components just hoping to have someone tie it all together or link the manual.

Questions: So do I need to adjust the headlight or is it a sensor?
Where are the sensors located? I know there are 2, don't know locations.

Does anyone have a digital manual for the car? I know I bought one for a honda and it was great.
You need to bring to a dealer and have them recalibrate the headlights.
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Old 04-17-19, 08:16 AM
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Here's a nice write-up if you decide to DIY...
https://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls-...eup-w-pix.html
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Old 04-17-19, 09:15 AM
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Here's a nice write-up if you decide to DIY...
https://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls-...eup-w-pix.html
Thanks for linking this rkw77080. Looks like I could get through this process. I was just wondering what happened to knock the one out of alignment.
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Old 04-17-19, 10:03 AM
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The plastic gear may be stripped.Once you get into it you will find whats wrong.
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