Adjustment of headlights of the BMW 5 E39
Correct adjustment of headlights is of great importance for traffic safety. Accurate control of lights requires a special device. Therefore, there is only indicated where the adjustment is made, and what are the conditions for it to be performed.
a) Tyre pressures should be equal to the set.
b) The vehicle must be loaded. On the driver’s seat must be a person weighing 75 kg.
c) The fuel tank must be at least 90%.
d) The vehicle must stand on level ground.
e) The front part of the car must be several times “lay siege” to the front suspension has taken its position.
f) Adjusting headlamp range should be set to “0”.
g) Adjustment of headlights should be done only when the dipped beam. The slope of the luminous flux of a standard lamp, should be 10 cm to 10 m in length.
1. Adjust headlights by turning the adjusting screws (1) and / or (2).
1 screw for vertical adjustment
2 screw the horizontal adjustment
2. The illustration shows the right-hand headlamp. At the location of the left headlight screws mirror.
1. Adjust the tilt of the fog lights using a screwdriver through the hole in a decorative lattice.
2. The slope of the luminous flux of a standard lamp, should be 10 cm to 10 m in length.