Li

V LH Line

V Line

V RH Line

H Line

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Ground

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• Stand the screen perpendicular to the ground.

• Align the V line on the screen with the center of the vehicle.

(e) Draw base lines (H line, V LH and V RH lines) on the screen, as shown in the illustration. HINT:

• The base lines differ for "low-beam inspection" and "high-beam inspection".

• Mark the headlight bulb center marks on the screen. If the center mark cannot be observed on the headlight, use the center of the headlight bulb.

(1) H Line (Headlight height):

Draw a horizontal line across the screen so that it passes through the center marks. The H line should be at the same height as the headlight bulb center marks of the low-beam headlights.

(2) V LH Line and V RH Line (Center mark positions of left-hand (LH) and right-hand (RH) headlights):

Draw two vertical lines so that they intersect the H line at each center mark (aligned with the center of the low-beam headlight bulbs).

4. INSPECT HEADLIGHT AIMING

(a) Cover the headlight on the opposite side or disconnect its connector, to prevent light from the headlight not being inspected from affecting the headlight aiming inspection.

NOTICE:

Do not keep the headlight covered for more than 3 minutes. The headlight lens is made of synthetic resin, and may easily melt or be damaged due to heat.

(b) Start the engine. NOTICE:

Engine rpm must be 1,500 or more.

(c) Turn on the headlight and make sure that the cutoff line falls within the specified area, as shown in the illustration.

Aligning distance 7.62 m (25 ft):

Low Beam: V LH Line V RH Line

101 mm

101 mm

Aligning distance 3 m (9.84 ft):

Low Beam: V LH Line V RH Line

H Line

40 mm

40 mm

High Beam:

V LH Line V RH Line

H Line

101 mm

High Beam:

V LH Line V RH Line

HINT:

• Since the low-beam light and the high-beam light are a unit, if the aim on one is correct, the other should also be correct. However, check both beams just to make sure.

The cutoff line is 101 mm (3.97 in.) above and below the H line as well as to the left and right of the V line with low-beam (SAE J599).

The cutoff line is 40 mm (1.57 in.) above and below the H line as well as to the left and right of the V line with low-beam (SAE J599).

The cutoff line is 101 mm (3.97 in.) above and below the H line as well as to the left and right of the V line with high-beam (SAE J599).

The cutoff line is 40 mm (1.57 in.) above and below the H line as well as to the left and right of the V line with high-beam (SAE J599).

The cutoff line is 53 mm (2.08 in.) below the H line with low-beam.

The cutoff line is 21 mm (0.82 in.) below the H line with low-beam.

5. ADJUST HEADLIGHT AIMING

(a) Adjust the aiming vertically:

Adjust the headlight aim to within the specified range by turning aiming screw A with a screwdriver. NOTICE:

The final turn of the aiming screw should be made in the clockwise direction. If the screw is tightened excessively, loosen it and then retighten it, so that the final turn of the screw is in the clockwise direction.

(b) Perform low-beam aim adjustment. HINT:

The headlight aim moves down when the aiming screw is turned clockwise, and moves up when the aiming screw is turned counterclockwise.

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