Advice 1: How to adjust headlights on Prior

Incorrectly adjusted front lights car is a real threat to driving safety in the dark. Not only are they poorly illuminate the roadway, but also "blind" drivers moving in the opposite lane. This especially applies to cars with xenon headlamps, which can be attributed to the Lada Priora. In order not to create emergencies and not to harm other road users, must be timely, and most importantly the right adjustment of the headlight.
How to adjust headlights on Prior
You will need
  • - pressure gauge;
  • - a piece of plywood;
  • - hex key "6"
Instruction
1
Start by adding your Prior on smooth ground at a distance of 5 meters from a smooth wall. Pour a full tank of gas and with a pressure gauge to check the tire pressure. If it is to deviate from the norm – make sure to adjust it to the nominal. Inspect headlights and, if necessary, thoroughly wipe them from contamination. After that, turn on the light and see if the lights are working. If not – replace them with new ones.
2
When everything is ready and tested, you can proceed to the adjustment. Turn the lever of the width of the illumination of headlights in position "0". It corresponds to the load of the vehicle only with a driver. Turn the headlights on and wiggle the car from side to side. This will allow all the parts to take a natural position. Ask the person about your weight, to sit behind the wheel of a car.
3
Now start drawing on the wall with special markings for adjustment. Draw on the wall to the centerline so that the distance from the centers of the headlights before her was the same. Then find the center of each of the headlamps, check them on the wall with dots and swipe through them with 2 vertical lines. Between them draw a straight line and mark it as A. Parallel to it at the bottom at distances of 12 and 22 cm below the 2 lines.
4
Switch on the low beam and cover one of them with plywood. The upper limit of the light spot of the lights should coincide with the middle horizontal line B. the Boundaries of the luminous patches of fog lights needs to be on the line V.
5
Make sure that the intersections of the horizontal and inclined parts of the boundary of the light spots (breaking point of the light beam) coincide with a vertical line drawn through the point corresponding to the center of the spotlight. If there are any discrepancies, make adjustments to their position vertically and horizontally, twisting the screws under the hood of the car with a hex wrench "6".
Note
If you don't want to do the headlight adjustment alone or unsure that they will do it as necessary – refer to the maintenance station. Experts will help you to adjust the headlamps accurately and correctly.
Adjustment of the headlights should be carried out in running car with a full tank of petrol, spare wheel and tool kit.

Advice 2: How to adjust car headlight

Held incorrect adjustment of the headlights of the vehicle can be an inconvenience to car owners. MIS-aimed a beam of light substantially reduces the effective area of visibility at night. Moreover, this defect provokes a dangerous situation on the roads, blinding motorists, moving in the opposite direction.
How to adjust car headlight
You will need
  • wall;
  • marker;
  • roulette.
Instruction
1
If there is no service center with equipment to adjust the headlights or do you want to save money on repair, you can adjust the light by yourself. First check the suspension of the car, the condition of the springs. Rate the tire pressure, correct the difference in tyre sizes – each of these factors can significantly influence the direction of the beam.
2
Before the procedure to load the driver's seat ballast weighing 70-80 kg, re-fuel the car.
3
Check the status of lighting in the headlights. Blackened or flickering bulbs should be replaced immediately.
4
Select to adjust the lights even, light vertical wall. If possible, stretch it to the screen. The area in front of the working wall should be an area minimum of 7-10 meters.
5
To correctly configure the flow of light, put the car to the wall lights, on the surface of the screen, select the marker of the center of the car, highlight the Central axis of each headlamp. Now you can go back 7.5 metres from the wall. Use a tape measure for accuracy. On the wall straight horizontal line connect mark the centers of the headlights and swipe through them in two vertical lines.
6
Will be back down to 7.5 cm from a horizontal line, draw another line strictly parallel to the top.
7
Switch on the low beam. Close the left headlight and adjustment screws, moving the reflector in all directions (horizontally and vertically), adjust the right headlight in that position, to the upper border of the beam was combined with the bottom line on the wall, and the apex angle in the spot light fell in a vertical line passing through the center of the spotlight.
8
Close the right headlight of the car. Adjust left headlight similarly, the right.
Note
If the car has a separate low beam and high beam, to adjust the light beam needs individually for each of the four headlights.
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