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Old 08-20-2010
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headlight adjustment help?

can someone please tell me how exactly do i aim the headlights on my 1994 and 2004 rangers or direct me to a thread that has instructions. i did some searching around but didn't really get much help out of what was available.
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In the how to section there should be a thread on it. As for adjusting it up and down just grab and screw driver and you will see a screw attached to the headlight on the top. Screw it up or down to tilt it. Then for left and right adjustment you need to pop your headlight put by pulling up those two black prongs and the headlight will come out, you will then ssee three bot adjustments on the back of the headlight. I'm not going to go in detail
But turning those will result in slight adjustments.
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Alright ill try it out! Thanks a lot!
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Old 08-21-2010
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well i found out how to do it on my 2004. but had no luck with my 1994 xl. is it even possible to adjust the headlight beam on these models?
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yes, there are three studs that stick out the back of the header panel. two of them are adjusters. one does up and down, the other side to side.
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yeah i did notice those but i didnt think too much of them and i was going to try them but i couldnt really figure out what kind of tool i need to turn them. thanks though ill give it a try today.
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i use a socket and ratchet. think it's a 4.5 or 5 mm
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what is the point of the top left bolt there is nothing to put a wrench on or anything and it doesnt seem like you can get a phillips screwdriver on the front side. Ive tried adjusting the other 2 bolts however the beam pattern hasnt changed but the way the housing sits has im baffled how to fix the beam pattern right now they are aimed too low.
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On the 94-

If you look down at the bolts, the lowest one on the right (or left depends on what side your working on) that is the one that adjusts the up and down portion of the aiming process. I just did this with mine about 20 minuets ago, as far as the others go either the socket or a phillips works. If you can't access the phillips portion of the screws the grill and marker light are in the way and need to be removed. Its better to do this at night with the lights pointed at a wall, I have mine adjusted so the low beams hit right at my hip (I'm about 6"1 height may vary). I hope this is helpful! :)
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