LED headlight adjustment

Wrangler98

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2 screws on top of the headlights, what does what? Counter clockwise moves headlights up or down? Mine are way too low from factory.
 
Very interested to know how to adjust also. I get flashed evey time i drive at night. I only have a 1.5inch level in the front but it was enough to blind on coming traffic. Need to bring them down a bit. Looking for help with this. CHeers
 
Open the hood. There will be one small hole in the plastic cover at the top of each light with a philips head screw. Turn left and right to move the up and down.

Best to do this on a wall or large door at night you will see the lights move.
 
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Just had to add, cause this couldn't have been easier for those of us with the 2020+ factory LED's. It's literally the big silver screws coming up from the headlights at the outer edge of them that are angled oddly. Turning counter clockwise drops them down ever so slightly with each turn. You don't have to remove any parts or rubber trim to see/get to them. It truly couldn't have been easier to adjust and now I won't be blinding everyone after installing my Carli kit, finally!
 
Just had to add, cause this couldn't have been easier for those of us with the 2020+ factory LED's. It's literally the big silver screws coming up from the headlights at the outer edge of them that are angled oddly. Turning counter clockwise drops them down ever so slightly with each turn. You don't have to remove any parts or rubber trim to see/get to them. It truly couldn't have been easier to adjust and now I won't be blinding everyone after installing my Carli kit, finally!
As a fellow driver, THANK YOU for adjusting your headlights after modifying your suspension. Too many people install lifts or levels and don’t touch their headlight alignment.
 
Since picking up my truck last Wednesday, I have been getting high beam flashed every evening I have driven at night. What happened last night makes me want to make some adjustments. As I was approaching a stop sign on a flat road, a sprinter type van high beamed me twice. So I did a quick flash to show the driver my high beams were NOT on. As we both proceeded to go through the intersection, the van swerved at me and if I had not turned the wheel to avoid the vehicle, I would have been hit head-on. So I am not sure whether or not the driver did not see my flash or was having a bit of road rage. Anyone else had this type of experience? I do not want to limit my long range view as I do live in a somewhat rural area with a lot deer & other critters. Not to mention losing the ability to see items on the road ahead of me.
 
Since picking up my truck last Wednesday, I have been getting high beam flashed every evening I have driven at night. What happened last night makes me want to make some adjustments. As I was approaching a stop sign on a flat road, a sprinter type van high beamed me twice. So I did a quick flash to show the driver my high beams were NOT on. As we both proceeded to go through the intersection, the van swerved at me and if I had not turned the wheel to avoid the vehicle, I would have been hit head-on. So I am not sure whether or not the driver did not see my flash or was having a bit of road rage. Anyone else had this type of experience? I do not want to limit my long range view as I do live in a somewhat rural area with a lot deer & other critters. Not to mention losing the ability to see items on the road ahead of me.
I have heard of some folks having poorly aligned headlights from the factory. Try aligning them as described in the owners manual. It’s pretty easy as long as you can find a wall at night and have a tape measure.

FWIW I did mine preemptively (didn’t have anyone flashing me) and they were bang on.
 
I have heard of some folks having poorly aligned headlights from the factory. Try aligning them as described in the owners manual. It’s pretty easy as long as you can find a wall at night and have a tape measure.

FWIW I did mine preemptively (didn’t have anyone flashing me) and they were bang on.
Yeah, I may run up the road to the local grocery store and check it out tonight if I have time (my lot is not level). What does bother me a bit is that my salesman said to me that I should expect to get high beam flashed a lot with this truck. Sounds like this is a known issue.
 
Since adding my fiberglass camper shell I've noticed an increase in the number high beam checks from oncoming vehicles. I've always got one now and then but now I get them almost every time I drive at night. Even a slight change in projection angle can make a difference with the LED's. I can tell my lights are hitting road signs a bit more directly than before. I think I'll check my adjustment first chance I get as well. I know the LED's are hard for oncoming vehicles to get used to, and I don't want to make it any worse than it already is for them. (y)
 
I have come to the conclusion that my lamps are too low from the factory.

I am going to use the wall/distance tool to check and adjust if needed. Going up and down hill caused me to feel as though I am outdriving them at speeds of 35! My car seems to point much higher than the trucks, but those are mechanically controlled with a leveling system tied to the suspension.
 
While this says center of headlight bulb does that mean center of unit or bulb, if bulb then which bulb.
Assuming you set on low beam setting.
I get flashed constantly in my 20 Platinum with LEDs and 2" Carli. Checked using center of top bulb and beams are a couple inches below that with tape on wall.
 
While this says center of headlight bulb does that mean center of unit or bulb, if bulb then which bulb.
Assuming you set on low beam setting.
I get flashed constantly in my 20 Platinum with LEDs and 2" Carli. Checked using center of top bulb and beams are a couple inches below that with tape on wall.
For LED it's more of the cut off you're looking for. On the Low beam setting - not the high. So there should be a line from where there is a sharp cut off of light - that cut off should be at or below the line on the wall/garage. Be sure you're at the correct distance back too. Then you should be fine to measure - but with a lift it's likely you need a small drop in the lamps.

I have mine set-up just like that - good light reach/output and never flashed.
 
I didn't see it brought up yet. However the morimoto xb headlights are a huge pain to adjust IIRC which is why I haven't done it yet.
 
For LED it's more of the cut off you're looking for. On the Low beam setting - not the high. So there should be a line from where there is a sharp cut off of light - that cut off should be at or below the line on the wall/garage. Be sure you're at the correct distance back too. Then you should be fine to measure - but with a lift it's likely you need a small drop in the lamps.

I have mine set-up just like that - good light reach/output and never flashed.
Where did you measure to for height?
 
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