Honda Accord: Headlight Adjustment - Exterior Lights - Body Electrical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Headlight Adjustment

Headlights become very hot during use; do not touch them or any attaching hardware immediately after they have been turned off.

Before adjusting the headlights: • Park the vehicle on a level surface.

• Make sure the tire pressures are correct.

• The driver or someone who weighs the same should sit in the driver's seat (or an equivalent amont of weight).

1. Clean the outer lens so that you can see the center (A) of the headlights.

2. Park the vehicle in front of a wall or a screen (A).


2. Park the vehicle in front of a wall or a screen (A).

3. Turn the low beams on.


3. Turn the low beams on.

4. Determine if the headlights are aimed properly.

Vertical adjustment: Measure the height of the headlights (A).

Adjust the upper edge of the cut line (B) to the headlights' height.

5. If necessary, open the hood and adjust the headlights


5. If necessary, open the hood and adjust the headlights by turning the vertical adjuster (A).

NOTE: The Ft and L adjusters are not applicable for USA models. The headlights can only be adjusted up and down.

4-door:


4-door:

2-door:


2-door:

Headlight Replacement


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