Audi A4

since 1994 release

Manual of the car

Audi A4
+ Running gear
+ Regular servicing
+ Engines
+ Turbo-supercharging
+ System of an exhaust
+ Cooling system
+ Fuel tank and fuel pump
+ Air filter and channels of absorption
+ System of injection
+ Coupling
+ Transmission and main transfer
+ Suspension bracket of wheels and steering
+ Brakes
+ Wheels and tires
+ Electrotechnical equipment
+ System of ignition
- Lighting
   Lighting check
   Spare lamps
   Replacement of lamps of headlights
   Dismantle of a headlight
   Check of adjustment of headlights
   Fog lights
   Lamps of forward indexes of turns
   Back lamps
   Lamps of illumination of registration plate
   Lamp of illumination of salon
   Lamps for lighting of the control panel
+ Alarm equipment
+ Tools and devices
+ Heating and ventilation
+ Body details
+ Salon
Search of malfunctions
Technical characteristics


Check of adjustment of headlights

Installation of headlights can be corrected keys with an internal hexagon at an open cowl. Adjusting screws, depending on a product, have different value:

On outer side (1) of the car at a product of Bosch: side adjustment; at a product of Valeo: adjustments on height.

On inside (2) cars at a product of Bosch: adjustment on height; at a product of Valeo: side adjustment

Adjustment of headlights cannot change. But if a reflector or even all headlight were replaced, then it is necessary to check installation of a beam of a headlight.
The adjustment also is surely necessary in case at accident a forward part of the car or after installation of new details of depreciation knots was damaged. Installation is carried out as follows:


  1. In the beginning put adjustment of range of light on "0".
  2. If only one headlight was damaged or replaced, then at the beginning it is enough to park the car before a light wall, to turn on the light and then to adjust height of a light beam of a new headlight to height of a beam of the headlight which was left without changes.
  3. If headlights were regulated by means of the device in a workshop, then you can note, for example, height of points of light on a garage wall.
  4. Important and distance at which Audi costs from a wall. Make tags. By means of such marking it is possible always when it is necessary, to check adjustment of headlights for Audi independently.
  5. The most exact method of adjustment of headlights is, as well as always, an adjustment by means of the adjusting device, it what are, for example, at gas stations, in services of Bosch and in workshops.
  6. Adjustment of high beam headlamps and fog lights in a stroyenny headlight is established automatically if passing beam is correctly adjusted.

Where adjusting screws settle down?

  • Adjusting screws of a headlight are available at an open cowl from above through openings in lock metal.
  • For rotation of the adjusting screw the key with an internal hexagon is used.
  • At a headlight beam adjustment installation of height is corrected in the beginning. Only after it side adjustment follows.