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Old 01-10-2018, 07:51 PM
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Headlight adjustment. Sorry!

I am looking for the headlight adjustment procedure for adjusting my headlights on my 2017 F350. I am sorry because I know there are old postís on this but I canít seem to find what I am looking for. I just had a 2Ē level installed on my truck today and I got flashed a lot before the level so I figured I better re-adjust my headlights because they will be even higher now. Thanks.
 
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:33 PM
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From page 350 of the owners manual:

 
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Old 01-11-2018, 06:51 AM
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Thank you. So I’m guessing that in step number two when it says to measure from the headlamp bulb center to the ground, they must mean the upper bulb? I have an XLT with halogens.
 
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Old 01-11-2018, 08:26 AM
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I did mine after leveling. I parked it on a level surface in front of a wall/garage door. Turned on low beams...put masking tape on the wall where the top area of the light beam was shining.. measured down 2 inches put another piece of tape.. adjusted the light to the lower piece of tape. Works fine.
 
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Old 01-11-2018, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Snowman 8 View Post
Thank you. So Iím guessing that in step number two when it says to measure from the headlamp bulb center to the ground, they must mean the upper bulb? I have an XLT with halogens.
When I do mine I'll be measuring from the center of the overall fixture.
 
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Old 01-11-2018, 11:46 AM
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Careful with those headlight adjusters, at least on the LED lights. The mechanism doesnít move smoothly and I broke both adjustments cables trying to lower them. Basically the amount of force required to snap the cable is less than the amount required to move the headlight. Havenít taken it in for warranty replacement yet...
 
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Old 01-15-2018, 10:52 AM
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On a 2017 LED lights, is the light adjustment screw the silver one in the corner on top in plane view? which way do you turn for up and down?
 
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Clockwise is down FYI- driver side worked, passenger side broke- ridiculous,calling ford in morning
 
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Old 01-15-2018, 08:27 PM
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When they say center of the beam to ground they mean the light beam projected on the wall to the ground
 
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Old 01-15-2018, 09:03 PM
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I just ended up doing what Ifirefight did. I couldn’t find a level enough area for the truck to sit on and have 25’ in front of it. I’ll just have to see how it works, I can always put it back to where it was or lower it even more if needed.
 
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Old 01-16-2018, 03:30 PM
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I just turned mine down a couple of clicks and drove it in the dark. Driving along center divider on the freeway, I just made sure the beam had a slight downward angle. I know it's not the "technical" way to do it, but it worked.
 
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