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Aiming headlights (I searched)

There is conflicting information on this forum about which way to turn the wrench to raise/lower the beam.

One thread that I saw had this:
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Turning it clockwise aims the lights down, turning counterclockwise aims the lights up.

And another thread said this:
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Turning the wrench counter clockwise will lower the headlight beam.
...And I thought there was a how-to on this, but I couldn't find it in either section of the how-to forum just now.

Which one is correct? rngprerunner's post had a pic of a 98-00 lamp. Is it the opposite for 01 lamps?
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i dont remember wich way i had to turn them to go up or down, i just turned them untill i saw wich direction they were going and dicided from there
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Yeah lol, just try it yourself and youll see the beam move. Do it against a wall or something
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I know, I was too lazy and its daytime right now lol
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well the best way to know is the closer the bottom screw tips are to the headlight casing the beam will be aimed lower. So keep those things you clip into the metal rods to the very tip of screws which will be aimed higher, then from there you can take a screwdriver and lower/rise the beams by screwing in the bolt located on the 3rd top screw (top left screw)
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^ In english please ^
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Yeah lol, just try it yourself and youll see the beam move. Do it against a wall or something
Exactly. Who cares who said which way to turn them. Try it yourself and you'll find out in a turn or two. LOL

A tip to level your lights out if one is higher/lower then the other. Park 25ft back from a straight wall or garage door. It'll help to true them up.
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Its the top bolt. turn it one way the light goes down, turn it the other way it goes up, you can see it happening. I took a pic of my adjustment bulb in OEM position if you wanna see it. Did it for a reference because I had to lower mine for the HIDs.
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Its the top bolt. turn it one way the light goes down, turn it the other way it goes up, you can see it happening. I took a pic of my adjustment bulb in OEM position if you wanna see it. Did it for a reference because I had to lower mine for the HIDs.
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Who cares who said which way to turn them. Try it yourself and you'll find out in a turn or two. LOL
um I actually can't see it happening. I turn the wrench one way a few times, can't see it move at all. So then I go crazy and turn it like 10 times and I still can't see it move. And I'm STARING at the light on the wall it while this is happening. That's why I asked here.
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um I actually can't see it happening. I turn the wrench one way a few times, can't see it move at all. So then I go crazy and turn it like 10 times and I still can't see it move. And I'm STARING at the light on the wall it while this is happening. That's why I asked here.
Sounds like your adjuster is broken then. I've adjusted mine a ton of times. It doesn't even take one turn to move mine.
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I can see mine clearly move after a few turns. I think you have an odd headlight adjuster.
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it could be broken and just wedged in there i have seen more than one body shop try and cut corners by not replacing parts that should be in that situation. or you may have the wrong screw. i have done that once or twice.
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