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Has anyone adjusted their panda's headlights? Mine seem to be pointing into the sky. Is it easy to do or just let garage do it. Got MOT on Tuesday and was going to try and fix them before then.
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Re: adjusting headlights

Look under the bonnet, on the panel the lights are fixed into and youll see the adjusters... easy job but the garage will want them spot on for MOT.
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Re: adjusting headlights

As NuovaPanda said, easy job. Park in front of a wall / fence with the car empty (make sure there is nothing heavy in the boot like a tool box etc.) and lights on. They should line up level with one another, and obviously point downwards and not up.

Is it one or both lights pointing up? Check the bulbs are lined up before adjusting the units.
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I've just had a go at them, they are easy to adjust. They are pointing more downwards now so we'll see what happens at MOT.
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Re: adjusting headlights

As long as they're pointing downwards, and roughly level all should be well.
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Re: adjusting headlights

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Thanks,
I've just had a go at them, they are easy to adjust. They are pointing more downwards now so we'll see what happens at MOT.
My friendly local garage wouldn't fail me for a minor thing that, they'd just sort it out (and wouldn't even charge me).. good lads

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mine are like that, anything you can do at the station they will let you.
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Well lets hope my local garage are the friendly type too :-)
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