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Old 01-20-2006, 08:31 AM
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Hi, I recently purchased a 2002 XC70, but the headlights are aiming too low, but the manual says I have to take it to the dealership for adjustment...is that really necessary? If not, how do I adjust them?
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Old 01-20-2006, 10:21 AM
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Default RE: headlight adjustment

There should be an adjustment gear under the hood ontop of the housing of the headlight. However with the newer models they might not have done this.
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Old 01-20-2006, 05:37 PM
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Here is a pic


One of them looks like it needs a special tool.
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Old 01-20-2006, 10:10 PM
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It is a small socket only that is needed. I think it is like a 5mm or something like that. There is 2 adjusters per light.
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Old 01-21-2006, 12:38 AM
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Guys, thx a lot for the info...will give a shot tomorrow night...
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Old 01-22-2006, 03:13 AM
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post in volvoxc.com then here... that site is all about the XC only with tons of info!
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Old 12-14-2010, 11:31 AM
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Thanks for the info. I have to adjust the2002 S60 tonight.

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