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How do you adjust headlights on a 98 vw jetta?

Asked by JasonH (107points) June 12th, 2008

i just replaced the light bulbs to brighter one’s, & it seems like there way off center and there is little like knobs that are soo hard to turn by hand any website or info would be nice iv searched and found nothing.

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blueberryme's avatar

Sorry I can’t help much… I’ve got a 99 Jetta and changing those bulbs is a COLOSSAL pain! I’ll let you know if I find any good resources, but in the meantime, you have my sympathies.

JasonH's avatar

changing the bulbs not a problem its adjusting the damn lights to the right angel grrr so frustrating :( im calling VW tomorrow mourning and they better use there german super thinking powers to think and make a tool…..:)

blueberryme's avatar

I suppose it was the blinker lights above the headlights that really stymied me. Whose hands bend that way?!

JasonH's avatar

nien! my blinker lights are attached to das lower bumber and fog light’s it was the headlights on top c they adjust from the inside of the engen bay i have we itty bitty hands , but still cant do it :(

JasonH's avatar

ok you use a 10MM socket to adjust the headlights…...VW Dealership is a joke 75$ just to “ADJUST THE HEADLIGHTS” ha! i did it my self saved me loads of money :P thanks.

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