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  1. 2002 E46 320d - xenon headlight beam adjuster 
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    Hi guys. Can anybody tell me where i adjust the xenon headlight beam? I recently had the ignitor changed on the n/s and now the beam appears to be projecting further than the o/s whilst also turning to the left slightly. Therefore it appears that i need to move it down and centralise it. I contacted the dealers service department and he didn't have a clue There is an adjuster of some kind on top of the actual light that is descibed in the handbook but im not sure it is for the xenon. Any help appreciated
     
     

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    Hi. You should have two adjusters, one up/down & one left/right. I think they are a white plastis disc with a 6mm allen key hole in the center. They may be fiddly to get to. Before you adjust them, turn on ignition and headlights and wait for the light to move, they do a up/down movement then adjust them.
     
     

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    Can anybody tell me where these "adjusters" are located please as i can't find them!
     
     

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    Sorry mate, may be going off on one here, but that sounds to me about correct, With Xenons I know that one light will go further than the other and they do point at a slightly offset angle to prevent dazzling people on the opposite site of the road

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    Well that sounds like a reasonable shout mate. If it is correct then i've no reason to adjust then! Can anybody second this?
     
     

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    Can anybody with xenons please confirm that one headlight beam projects further than the other and is off centre as described on the previous post.
     
     

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    mine look out as well, too high, ones higher than the other but apparently they are right
     
     

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    Thanks for the reponse mate you may well have saved me a lot of time attempting to adjust them!
     
     

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    Your n/s headlight always shines higher and further than the o/s.. Driving in foreign countries is the opposite to this.. Your o/s light could still be shining too high tho, but aslong as your left is higher and further then it should be ok!
     
     

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    I now service in Birmingham with repair all adjusters to bmw e39 mean they put new one inside the do in my is well cose I got the problem with past MOT. The number is 07825814599.
     
     

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