1 Series E81 130i (N52K) 3-door
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Test requirements for headlight vertical aim
Car parked on level ground.
Replace faulty glass and mirrors and blackened light bulbs.
Check tyre pressure and correct if necessary.
Apply load equivalent to one person on driver's seat (approx.
Vehicle with full fuel tank or appropriate additional weight in
Correct adjustment of headlights in relation to engine hood
Manual headlight vertical aim control: Turn
handwheel to 0 position.
Automatic headlight vertical aim control: Wait
approx. 30 seconds after switching on lights.
Version with xenon headlights: Wait 80 seconds after
switching on lights. During this time, do not move the vehicle
and avoid vibrations.
Align headlight aimer with vehicle longitudinal axis and
parallel to parking surface. Set marking line (M) on aimer to
distance (e). Scale graduations on aimer are equal to a
gradient in cm at a distance of 10 meters.
Light/dark limit of headlights in headlight aimer
RA Test requirements for headlight vertical aim adjustment
BMW AG - TIS
Issue status (12/2007) Valid only until next DVD is issued
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