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Xenon light adjust

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by jdas03, Jul 31, 2012.

  1. jdas03

    jdas03 Member

    Jun 29, 2009
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    Hi all,

    Posting on behalf of a friend who has a old tt.
    the reason I'm posting here is I had an s3 and everyone was very helpful, also I understand that the lights are similar.
    anyways, as I'm sure many know a common problem is lights pointing too low. My friends car went into the garage and they tried to charge 1k for new xenon lights. I want to try a few things to try and fix the problem. I know the light height can be adjusted manually, does anyone have a noob guide or give me a rough step by step into doing this?

    Any help would be much appreciated.

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  3. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!"
    Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

    Jan 30, 2008
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    If its pointing at the floor the first step is to scan the Xenon range controller for fault codes.

    The car has automatic headlamp levelling, and if this system develops a fault, the system will point the lights at the floor as a failsafe.

    Its probably one of the ride height sensors that are mounted on the suspension.

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