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Headlight timeout and aiming?

ok so since I installed my HID's and leveled my truck my headlights are way to freaking bright im getting flashed left and right, I know almost all vehicles have a way to adjust the aim of the headlights but I cant seem to find it on my truck, anyone know where it is located?

also my headlights used to turn off when set on auto after about 1 minute when i shut the truck off. now it takes around 5 minutes is there a way to shorten the time out on them?


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The timeout adjustment is listed in the owners manual. As to the aiming theres two hex head screws that you should see sticking out of the valance between the grill and radiator when you open the hood.

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The timeout adjustment is listed in the owners manual. As to the aiming theres two hex head screws that you should see sticking out of the valance between the grill and radiator when you open the hood.
the grill goes up with the hood and i have seen anything like that, im gunna have to look harder in a lil while or maybe remove the headlights tonight.


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Page 94 of your owners manual for instructions

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2006 IS NOT THE SAME AS 2008 TRUCK,

there is a torqs head on the back side area of head light housing, look straight down behind housing on the radiator side and you can see it..,, this will adjust them up or down.... i have the same issue since i leveled mine, getting flashed


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2006 IS NOT THE SAME AS 2008 TRUCK,

there is a torqs head on the back side area of head light housing, look straight down behind housing on the radiator side and you can see it..,, this will adjust them up or down
Thankyou captain obvious hence the reason I gave him the page number in HIS owners manual to get specific instructions from

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2006 IS NOT THE SAME AS 2008 TRUCK,

there is a torqs head on the back side area of head light housing, look straight down behind housing on the radiator side and you can see it..,, this will adjust them up or down.... i have the same issue since i leveled mine, getting flashed
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Thankyou captain obvious hence the reason I gave him the page number in HIS owners manual to get specific instructions from
well first off , i didn't think that owners manual reference was for a 6.4 because you had already given out incorrect instructions for the light adjustment?so i thought you were probably just following up with more incorrect info........


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well first off , i didn't think that owners manual reference was for a 6.4 because you had already given out incorrect instructions for the light adjustment?so i thought you were probably just following up with more incorrect info........
Really where was the incorrect info. The valance is exactly where i said it was.

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Really where was the incorrect info. The valance is exactly where i said it was.
that is not where the adjusting screws are......the grill goes up with the hood, they are not hex head they are torque....i know exactly what you are talking about, in fact if i still had my 06 i could use your directions to go adjust those lights....


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