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 Post subject: El Xr6 head light adjustment
Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:59 pm 
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Hi guys I am trying to find out how to adjust the head lights in my Xr6, I have been unable to ascertain where the adjusters are for low beam for up/down, I can move them left/right but they are too high at the moment.
I have a copy of the workshop manual but as per normal the Ellery's manual is useless as it only shows the location for the adjusters for the standard lights.
So if anybody can supply a pic or a good description I would greatly appreciate it.
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 Post subject: Re: El Xr6 head light adjustment
Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:05 am 
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i prosume the little screws top and bottom ( 4 of them) are the adjustment

 

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 Post subject: Re: El Xr6 head light adjustment
Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:17 am 
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uniacidz wrote:
You poor poor thing

My previous car was a EL XR6 and i can tell you now it's a real s**t job

Straight up, easiest way,
Passenger side,remove air box and there is access to the lower adjusting screws.

Drivers side, keep car running and remove battery. If alternator is fine then car will run no problems.
Same deal, the lower adjusting screws accessible after battery removal.
Can put battery back on with negative connected first then positive or turn off engine and connect as normal.

Ford couldn't even adjust mine, sent me a refund cheque.

All up, takes a few hours if you are a perfectionist like me.

And if you were in Sydney, i would come over to help as it is such a s**t job, changing globes on these cars especially high beams requires removal as well as above mentioned



Cheers, I will have a look. Thanks for the offer but we are a little too far apart ;)

 

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 Post subject: Re: El Xr6 head light adjustment
Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:18 am 
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mitchell g wrote:
i prosume the little screws top and bottom ( 4 of them) are the adjustment


And what 4 little screws would you be referring to?

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:19 am 
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the main thing that hold the light, what uniacidz refeered to

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:12 am 
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uniacidz wrote:
Drivers side, keep car running and remove battery. If alternator is fine then car will run no problems.
Same deal, the lower adjusting screws accessible after battery removal.
Can put battery back on with negative connected first then positive or turn off engine and connect as normal.


That will work 9 times out of 10, but it's not gonna do the alternator any favours. a better way would be to get a set of DECENT jumper leads, remove the battery, and hook up the battery with the jumper leads.

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Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:21 am 
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uniacidz wrote:
Gab1 wrote:
uniacidz wrote:
Drivers side, keep car running and remove battery. If alternator is fine then car will run no problems.
Same deal, the lower adjusting screws accessible after battery removal.
Can put battery back on with negative connected first then positive or turn off engine and connect as normal.


That will work 9 times out of 10, but it's not gonna do the alternator any favours. a better way would be to get a set of DECENT jumper leads, remove the battery, and hook up the battery with the jumper leads.

Gab



Gab

Yep, way i did it was crude and rude but does work

Jumper lead way better for the car


Yeah, but with that being said, sounds like something I'd do lol, I've pulled the battery out many times with the engine running lol.

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