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      12-07-2012, 10:21 AM   #1
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Adjusting Headlights e92?

I am constantly getting high beam flashed by oncoming traffic. My headlights seem to need adjustment. Anybody know of specs or instructions on how to adjust the headlights properly?

I found this article here but it seems more suggested than official http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=407422

I'm looking for official BMW specs.

Thanks for any suggestions sarcastic or sincere.
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      12-07-2012, 12:02 PM   #2
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I recently had to adjust mine...

-Open hood.
-Locate headlight assembly
-Locate knurled knob on top of headlight assembly
-Turn said knob.
...it's that easy.
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      12-07-2012, 01:35 PM   #3
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If you had springs installed the rear level sensor may be incorrectly installed. Happens a lot since the arm can be installed 2 ways. If that's the case, I'd fix that and then play with adjusting the headlights. Clockwise cranks them down.
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      12-07-2012, 02:06 PM   #4
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Just adjust it a bit at a time and go for a short drive. Adjust accordingly. Mine were too low from the factory. Otherwise, I'm sure the dealership would do it for free if they have been like that since new.
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go to a parking lot and find a building to reference and adjust the beams off a wall so it will be easier.
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      12-11-2012, 11:18 AM   #6
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Thanks all. Parked next to another m3 turned on headlights and just matched those.
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OP Glad you were able to fix. Mind if I hijack...

Anyone have a dip in headlight coverage? The center coverage is lower then the outer coverage. Normal??? If not, can this be adjusted in a similar way?

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Mine was like this in Germany and remained the same after being shipped over.
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If you had springs installed the rear level sensor may be incorrectly installed. Happens a lot since the arm can be installed 2 ways. If that's the case, I'd fix that and then play with adjusting the headlights. Clockwise cranks them down.
This happened to me!
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      12-13-2012, 02:40 AM   #9
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OP Glad you were able to fix. Mind if I hijack...

Anyone have a dip in headlight coverage? The center coverage is lower then the outer coverage. Normal??? If not, can this be adjusted in a similar way?

See my elite PS skills below...



Mine was like this in Germany and remained the same after being shipped over.
My xenons are like that on every BMW I have had
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No wonder why my headlights are low.. since I lowered the car
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My xenons are like that on every BMW I have had
Good to know it's not just my car.

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