2007 Citroen Xsara Picasso 1600cc HDI 90hp
Headlight alignment

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lawrence williams
Driver
3 points

Problem added: Dec 13, 2011 (8 years ago)
Since having n/side headlight replaced its alignment is too low and will not adjust using the vertical/horizontal adjustment bolts behind the headlight. They just turn and turn and nothing happens. The scroll control on the dash work fine. Anyone have an idea what may be the problem? Fingers crossed.

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Car: Citroen Xsara Picasso
Variant: 1600cc HDI 90hp
Model Year: 2007
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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14,861 points

Dec 13, 2011 (8 years ago)
Sounds like whoever fitted head light hasn't hooked up motor for alignment .
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lawrence williams
Driver
3 points

Dec 13, 2011 (8 years ago)
Hi. The motor is OK as both headlights travel up/down when operated from the dash. The problem is aligning the near side headlight manually using the bolts situated behind the headlight.
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bustedknuckles
Legend
1,834 points

Dec 13, 2011 (8 years ago)
Maybe the clips that hold the adjusters to the headlight reflector have come off or are broken.Just because it,s new does not mean it,s okay as these adjusters are plastic and easily broken.I would return it to the original repairer as they should have aligned the headlamp,It,s one of the basics requied when replacing a headlight unit.
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lawrence williams
Driver
3 points

Dec 14, 2011 (8 years ago)
Thanks busted knuckles. I will check as soon as this awful weather allows.
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