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Old 06-02-2014, 11:09 PM   #1
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Aiming headlights on a Class A

I have a relatively new motorhome with factory Zenon (I think), whitish,projector style headlamps. My RV evidently left the factory without being aimed. My dealer doesn't seem to have a clue about how to aim them. My lamps are heavily skewed right of center.

Anybody know of a State or Nationwide standard for where to point or focus the beams? Maybe a truck standard?
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Old 06-02-2014, 11:31 PM   #2
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Any reputable truck shop can aim your headlites. If you want to do it yourself there are many great PDF files and videos on google search engine that show you how to also.(see link below) I re-aligned mine down at our local highschool one night using the block wall of the building and a their level parking lot took all of 20 minutes.The thing to try and remember is to have the coach loaded as driven. I set my alignment with a full tank of fuel and all the camping gear loaded as traveled.

https://www.google.com/search?q=Head...&client=safari
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At 25 ft, low beams should hit a wall about 2-1/2 inches lower than bulb height, straight ahead or just slightly right. Brights should hit at bulb height and just a bit right.
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Thanks. I was thinking of using a wall at night.
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A very good rad on the subject: Daniel Stern on aiming
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At 25 ft, low beams should hit a wall about 2-1/2 inches lower than bulb height, straight ahead or just slightly right. Brights should hit at bulb height and just a bit right.
I aimed mine using our flat driveway, a piece of plywood, some masking tape and my wife. Plywood at headlights, tape at centers of headlights,
tape down 2 1/2" and plywood moved 25', with wife holding it.

Hardest part was getting to the adjusters!
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