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Thread: how do I adjust the headlights on my 03 DTS?

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    how do I adjust the headlights on my 03 DTS?

    Long story short I replaced my headlight assemblies because they were dusty looking. I just plugged the new ones in without even aligning them first. I still have my old assemblies and think its that long verticle screw which I noticed adjusts with a torx driver. . Just wanna make sure im not missing anything else.. ill try to attach a pic of what I mean.


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    Re: how do I adjust the headlights on my 03 DTS?

    That's it. There are two. One for vertical and one for horizontal adjustment.

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    I dont see a horizontal unless its that small phillips head screw right under that dial looking measurement

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    Re: how do I adjust the headlights on my 03 DTS?

    if your original assemblies were properly aligned then the replacements will be, too. The alignment specs, procedures, and diagrams are in the owner's manual.

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    Re: how do I adjust the headlights on my 03 DTS?

    There are two white plastic adjusters that accept a torx head. One on each side of the rubber hood bumper. One has a scale. I think that one might be the horizontal adjuster.

    Look at the middle picture in this link and you can see the two adjusters. They seem to be missing the white plastic caps that mine has.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Working-2000...-/131055693389

    The right picture in this one shows the white plastic that I see on mine.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/CADILLAC-DEV...-/300908964361

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    I tried to upload pic but the phone app for this forum doesnt work well with my driod

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    I got those depo ones too.. payed more than that thou.

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    I dont understand the connection your making sub


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