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OK. I'm probably going to get flamed for this question, but here goes. Basically I live in the woods and need as much nightime visibility as I can get. I've always turned the headlights up on my cars ever so slightly to help out (both low and high beams). I can't seem to find the adjustment screw on the S60. Anybody know where this is?<P>Thanks in advance.
 

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Have you checked the owners manual yet? If you have, and it is not there, it could be an indication that this is an adjustment only the dealer can do, but I could be wrong.<P>-Drew
 

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I didn't find anything in the owner's manual, nor could I find any of the usual set screws under the hood (at least none that were accessible). You may be right about the dealer, though they may have certain legal requirements that prevent them from changing the settings.<P>Thanks.
 

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I am not saying this to flame, but you do realise that you are imapring oncoming drivers by adjusting the headlights in this manner, wouldn't it be better to add driving lights of some sort if you really need the extra light? This way they could be turned off when not required or when oncoming traffic is approaching (also the legal case where a police officer notices you improperly adjusted lights and at the least gives you a required to comply warning) To me extra driving lights would make more sense. I would assume that there are adjustment screws somewhere if you are really detemined to go through with changing the adjustement, they would be in the back I would assume.
 

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Freeworld,<P>Does your state have a mandatory inspection every year? My states does not, but if I remember correctly, state inspections involve checking to see if the headlights are properly aimed. That might be something to think about also since you would have to keep adjusting your headlights every year or so.<P>I think that driving lights might be a good idea as well. That is what I did with my car for some extra light output. The good thing about those is that you can turn them on and off when you do not need them, like when you are driving inside of a city or something.<P>-Drew
 

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Just for the record, my state does not have annual inspections. I've been doing this for 25+ years of driving without difficulty. Also rest assured that I do not just point my lights up in the air. With sharp focused light beams, just a couple of degrees up and to the right provides much greater site distance for average driving. High beams on the other hand provide a much wider beam and are great for keeping an eye on deer (and their reflective eyes) in the woods. I have never had an oncoming driver think that my high beams are on when they're not. I still hope no one is offended by my desire to find these screws.<P>Thanks.
 

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Under the hood, look for a small white knob( it almost looks like a button), it does not look like it turns but it does. It in the middle of the headlight assembly. I would take a picture but my car is in transit from Puerto Rico<P>Chris<BR>
 

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Freeworld,<P>That is what my car has as well, there is a white knob for horizontal adjustment and verticle adjustment. The lights in my car also have a level meter that you can see through the glass to make sure you adjust each side the same way. I am not sure how it is on the S60 though, maybe the same. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>-Drew
 

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Drew,<BR>Thanks again. I had been looking for something like a screw on top for azimuth and one on the side for right/left like in the old days. On the S60 everything is pretty compact and modular but now that I have a guidepost I'll take another look.
 
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