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Old 04-02-2010, 11:32 PM   #1
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stock projector lights/xenons malfunctioning

has anybody had any problems with the stock xenons not working? my lights were working fine tonight, stopped at a gas station and when i started the car back up the xenons seemed to be only showing about 10 feet of road in front of me..almost like they were either out of focus or somehow are now pointing straight down at the ground. Also, when I put on the high beams the bulbs seem not be as bright/not projecting as far.

Anybody had this problem before?
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Old 04-02-2010, 11:42 PM   #2
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Sounds like the headlight aiming got reset somehow.. Just re-aim them to the proper level
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Old 04-02-2010, 11:44 PM   #3
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Sounds like the headlight aiming got reset somehow.. Just re-aim them to the proper level
thanks for the tip..how do i re-aim them?
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Old 04-03-2010, 12:45 AM   #4
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Old 04-04-2010, 11:09 PM   #5
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thanks...any idea why they got out of focus? /are they supposed to correct themselves? lastly the car is CPO..should I take it to the dealer to have them look at the lights before the warranty expires?
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Old 04-05-2010, 09:17 AM   #6
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Your lights don't focus. The only car that I know does that is the new BMW 7 series with the expensive headlight package.

Honestly, search and read up some more on your car and learn what it's doing.
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Old 04-05-2010, 09:33 AM   #7
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if it is self leveling it should focus itself, anyway send it to the dealer before cpo expires.
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Old 04-05-2010, 09:41 AM   #8
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if it is self leveling it should focus itself, anyway send it to the dealer before cpo expires.


Did you not read what I JUST said?

Look up the word focus while you're at it too.
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:50 PM   #9
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Did you not read what I JUST said?

Look up the word focus while you're at it too.
well they fixed themselves...so there's some sort of mechanism that adjusts/levels/focuses them...


anyways thanks for the feedback
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