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Need to adjust the alignment on my 2003 PT Cruiser Touring.

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Need to adjust the alignment on my 2003 PT Cruiser Touring.

Mechanic's Assistant: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to go over that information regarding your Chrysler PT Cruiser. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?

Recently installed new low-beam bubs for right and left, now seems the light beam is very high (vertical).

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Chrysler Mechanic: Chris, Technician replied 4 months ago
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Chrysler Mechanic: Chris, Technician replied 4 months ago
I will pull up the headlight adjustment procedure and send it to you when I get home from work in about 30 minutes.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Awesome, I researched this and got conflicting information.
I had owned a 2002 PT Cruiser Limited, but was smitten by the 2003 Ram 1500 available with a 5.7 Hemi.
14 years of ownership, and financial situation I had to sell my truck, ironically I found a clean, 2003 PT Cruiser Touring... and it is a 5-speed Manual as was my 2002. Vehicle is in excellent shape, no rust, not accidents and give me a smile while driving... I'm no kid at 61 and not 16 I know I found my favorite care Again!
No worries about timing, I will probably do this procedure over the weekend.
Chrysler Mechanic: Chris, Technician replied 4 months ago

Ok, here is what I found in the factory service manual. I was hoping it would show the location of the vertical and horizontal screws but it does not. It also states that the PT with "Aero" style headlights are not adjustable. Click on the link to see what I found in the service manual:

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
This doesn't tell me anything... I have been seen you access the alignment adjustment with a Torx 20 from the two holes in the lower area of headlight assembly to accessing two small adjuster from under the hood... no way! The headlights go into the fender area no access. Guess I should take it to my local dealer and have them do it, if then know how to work on an OLD vehicle... Bummed out right now.
Chrysler Mechanic: Chris, Technician replied 4 months ago

Was the light too high before you replaced the bulb?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No
Chrysler Mechanic: Chris, Technician replied 4 months ago

Okay, then maybe that bulb is not seated properly and canted up a bit. You may want to recheck it just in case. Let me know,

Chris

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Okay, I will check the builbs see if they are seated properly, I replaced both and the are in the high beam range when I have the on and shinning in a solid wall.
Chrysler Mechanic: Chris, Technician replied 4 months ago

Okay, I will look for your reply later today.

Chris

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It will be a day or so before I can get back with my reply.
Chrysler Mechanic: Chris, Technician replied 4 months ago

No worries, take as much time as you need my friend. I will check back later this weekend.

Chris

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