UK Car

UK Car Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

UK Car

Change my Audi Q7 Xenon headbeams from LHD to RHD and vice versa?

Customer Question
How can I change my...
How can I change my Audi Q7 Xenon headbeams from LHD to RHD and vice versa?

Thanks
Submitted: 7 years ago.Category: UK Car
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own UK Car Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
9/9/2010
UK Auto Mechanic: martin jones, UK Car Mechanic replied 7 years ago
martin jones
martin jones, UK Car Mechanic
Category: UK Car
Satisfied Customers: 725
Experience: 25 years as a mechanic and mot tester, owned own business for 10 years city and guilds trained
Verified
Hi and welcome to JA.com, i take it you are going to use the vehicle abroad, you have 2 options here, first purchase a set of headlights which have a right cut out on them, or the easiest way is to buy a pair of beam benders from halfords or the like they are very cheap and easy to fit, this way you can drive abroad, these beam benders basically cancel out the cut out to a flat line, so makes them legal, hope this helps,


If my answer was helpful please press accept and leave feedback as this is how i get paid, kind regards martin.
Ask Your Own UK Car Question
Customer reply replied 7 years ago

Thank you for your answer, but that is not the answer that I was looking for. Would have been an easy 22 quid...

 

It is stated in the Audi Q7's owner's book that a simple manipulation of the xenon healdights allows for the change of direction of the beam from LHD to RHD and vice-versa. Without having to recourse to beambenders or another set of headlights. Can you please elaborate if you know what needs to be done.

 

UK Auto Mechanic: martin jones, UK Car Mechanic replied 7 years ago
Hi there according to my data disc, this model and year, function is changed at the dealer with test gear, some models also have a lever on headlights to change angle, please let me know if you have a lever and i will try to advise, regards martin.
Ask Your Own UK Car Question
Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Can you please let me know where the lever should be and I will check.
UK Auto Mechanic: martin jones, UK Car Mechanic replied 7 years ago
Hi there, it should be according to my ref, either on top of headlight or on back, as i said some models do have to be dealer configured using VAG COM, so bear this in mind if you cant find it, regards martin.
Ask Your Own UK Car Question
Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Understood - I will check this tomorrow and circle back to you.
UK Auto Mechanic: martin jones, UK Car Mechanic replied 7 years ago
Hi ok i will await your reply, kind regards martin.
Ask Your Own UK Car Question
Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Dear Martin, there are no levers on the headlamps. Do you agree that you have not been able to answer my question?
UK Auto Mechanic: martin jones, UK Car Mechanic replied 7 years ago
Hi there sorry i could not help further, i will opt out and let another expert try to help, kind regards martin.
Ask Your Own UK Car Question
UK Auto Mechanic: Mike, UK Car Mechanic replied 7 years ago
Mike
Mike, UK Car Mechanic
Category: UK Car
Satisfied Customers: 39,198
Experience: Hi, I am a Car/ vehicle technician of 34 years. 29of -running my own repair/diagnostic business.
Verified
Hello , My name is MIKE....

Im afraid the info you were given is not correct for your model. It would have been correct if it were an earlier model - but yours is an 08.

As such, your headlamps have to be adjusted using dealer or dealer equipment, electronic equipment that is plugged into the vehicles' diagnostic socket.

This then connects through to the relevant computer and under the "Tourist Settings" - adaption 010 , they then adjust the settings in the computer -which in turn adjusts the headlamp aim.

Some garages have this equipment - certainly main dealer do and will do this for you for a set charge - and then of course you have to have it done again on your return..

I Sincerely XXXXX XXXXX have helped you - Please ask me if you need more help...


Kind Rgds, MIKE

 

  • >>>>>>>>>Please don't forget ....Please press the ACCEPT button if you are happy with my answer/advice given - as that's how I get paid for my time, knowledge and expertise given. Thank you.

 

Feedback and any Bonuses are always appreciated too. Thank you.

Ask Your Own UK Car Question
Customer reply replied 7 years ago
So the answer to my question is NO, there is no way I can adjust the headlamps from LHD to RHD myself...
UK Auto Mechanic: Mike, UK Car Mechanic replied 7 years ago
Hello again -

Thank you for your reply ....

That is the botXXXXX XXXXXne yes - but I thought you would appreciate full info as you had inadvertently been told incorrect info from someone else prior...

If you need anything else let me know -

Kind Rgds, MIKE.

 

  • >>>>>>>>>Please don't forget ....Please press the ACCEPT button if you are happy with my answer/advice given - as that's how I get paid for my time, knowledge and expertise given. Thank you.

Feedback and any Bonuses are always appreciated too. Thank you.

Ask Your Own UK Car Question
Customer reply replied 7 years ago

Thank you Mike.

 

 

UK Auto Mechanic: Mike, UK Car Mechanic replied 7 years ago
Hi..

Thats no problem - Im glad to have been able to help you -

Please don't forget to press the Accept button for me on this reply as thats how I get credited for my time etc..Thank You - and you are Welcome back anytime -

Kind Rgds - MIKE..
Ask Your Own UK Car Question
Ask Mike Your Own Question
Mike
Mike
Mike, UK Car Mechanic
Category: UK Car
Satisfied Customers: 39,198
39,198 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Hi, I am a Car/ vehicle technician of 34 years. 29of -running my own repair/diagnostic business.

Mike is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Marty

Marty

European Car Expert

416 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 30 years experience.

Greg

Greg

Shop Owner

1,323 satisfied customers

17 years Shop Owner /Technician. 27 years experience,

Richard

Richard

UK Car Mechanic

615 satisfied customers

12 years as a technician at a Ford and Jaguar dealer Ford and Jaguar factory certified

Matt

Matt

Mechanical Engineer

4,638 satisfied customers

BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years

Trevor

Trevor

UK Car Mechanic

853 satisfied customers

NVQ 3, Modern Apprenticeship, MOT Tester, 15+ years experience diagnostic technician

Rob

Rob

UK Car Mechanic

823 satisfied customers

city and guilds level 1 2and 3. mot tester , 28 years experience set up training college in afghanistan

martin jones

martin jones

UK Car Mechanic

725 satisfied customers

25 years as a mechanic and mot tester, owned own business for 10 years city and guilds trained

< Previous | Next >

Related UK Car Questions
Yesterday I lowered the roof on my 2004 bmw 645ci, As I
yesterday I lowered the roof on my 2004 bmw 645ci , As I tried to raise the roof no faults came up and it would not operate , checked all fuses and all ok , raised the roof manually abd locked it in p… read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
4,421 satisfied customers
Had new battery fitted now the alarm keeps going off. WG60
Had new battery fitted now the alarm keeps going off … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
4,421 satisfied customers
'When I fill the tank the fuel guage on my 02 Volvo V 40
'When I fill the tank the fuel guage on my 02 Volvo V 40 still registers zero. … read more
internal88
internal88
Product Manger
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
2,423 satisfied customers
Does anyone have any information on the fuel system on a
Hi, does anyone have any information on the fuel system on a 2000 Deawoo Musso 2.3 petrol. I require the fuel pump relay location and part number. Cheers… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
I've a Mazda 6 2.2D Skyactive 2013. Having problems with
Hi. I've a Mazda 6 2.2D Skyactive 2013. Having problems with "Vehicle Systems Inspection Required" warning. Intermittent fault which resets when engine turned off. Only DTC is U1900 which may be false… read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
269 satisfied customers
It is overheating on short slow drives as in 2km as well as
Hi It is overheating on short slow drives as in 2km as well as on the freeway. Fitted a new radiator 2 months ago and car was going fine . Just last two days a problem. … read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
269 satisfied customers
I have a Nissan Altima 2009 2.5L had a recent oil change.
I have a Nissan Altima 2009 2.5L had a recent oil change. Running good then idle miss ( one month later) , there was previous reduction of MPG about 2 or 3MPG, and got codes P0117, P0118, P011. I rece… read more
HondaPlatinum
HondaPlatinum
High School or GED
148 satisfied customers
My Tata Safari has stopped moving, the Engine is running but
My Tata Safari has stopped moving, the Engine is running but the car will not move. I was driving though France, near Rouen when the engine revs started to fluctuate but when I took my foot off the ac… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,638 satisfied customers
Jeep Grand Cherokee 2009 3.0 CRD. From time to time the
Jeep Grand Cherokee 2009 3.0 CRD. From time to time the transmission dont shift gear. Trying manual shif but no reaction. Still in D. Turn off engine and start again and now it works. … read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
269 satisfied customers
We accidentally tried to start it without the down. We tried
We accidentally tried to start it without the down … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
Azera 2011 jams its movements up and down,back and
azera 2011 jams its movements up and down,back and forth.sometimes it … read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
269 satisfied customers
I have ford Edge 2017, and only one key fob. I read in the
I have ford Edge 2017, and only one key fob. I read in the manual that to reprogram another key I need 2 working key fobs. How can I reprogram another key without going to the expensive ford dealershi… read more
Expert
Expert
15 satisfied customers
I have a t2014 toyota Corolla and I cant open my car trunk
I have a t2014 toyota Corolla and I cant open my car trunk with the inside lever? … read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
269 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 focus 1.6 petrol variable inlet and exhaust
Hi I have a 2006 focus 1.6 petrol variable inlet and exhaust cam it has the code P0016 corrolation of cam and crank the cambelt timing is correct and has been checked 3 times there is signal from both… read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
269 satisfied customers
Changed fuel filter vivaro 2005 and used primer bulb to draw
Changed fuel filter vivaro 2005 and used primer bulb to draw fuel up to mainline but after starting the main line runs dry and no more fuel come into it without priming it again… read more
EricFromCT
EricFromCT
Auto Technician
3,939 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 330i (E90) and it showing error code CC ID 168
Hi - I have a 2007 330i (E90) and it showing error code CC ID 168 (transmission malfunction). There are no symptoms but the light makes me concerned. … read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
269 satisfied customers
I can't get the Bluetooth on my 2016 Mini S to connect to my
I can't get the Bluetooth on my 2016 Mini S to connect to my iPhone 7. I have followed all the instructions on the car and in the car manual and nothing works! Help! … read more
Steve
Steve
Master\u0027s Degree
954 satisfied customers
A 11/12 year old Nissan Micra which I bought 2nd hand. Never
HI, a 11/12 year old Nissan Micra which I bought 2nd hand. Never had any problems and now suddenly battery is draining within hours. Called out the AA who said problem with battery so paid for a new o… read more
Steve
Steve
Master\u0027s Degree
954 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x