VW Passat B5

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car



Foltsvagen Passat B5
+ Maintenance instruction
+ 1. Maintenance
+ 2. Engines
+ 3. Cooling system
+ 4. Fuel system
+ 5. Engine management
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Running gear
+ 9. Steering
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Heating, ventilation
- 13. Electric equipment
   13.2. General information
   + 13.3. Electric chains
   13.4. Safety locks
   13.5. Rules of care of the accumulator
   13.6. Check of the accumulator
   13.7. Accumulator charging
   13.8. Accumulator
   13.9. System of charging
   13:10. Generator
   13:11. Replacement of brushes of the generator and regulator of tension
   13:12. System of start of the engine
   13:13. Starter
   13:14. Traction relay of a starter
   13:15. Replacement of bulbs of external lighting
   13:16. Replacement of bulbs of internal lighting
   13:17. Devices of external lighting
   13:18. Executive engine of the proofreader of light of headlights
   13:19. Adjustment of light of headlights
   13:20. Gas-discharge lamps of headlights of passing beam
   13:21. Combination of devices
   13:22. Multipurpose switches of a steering column
   13:23. Switches
   13:24. Radio receiver
   13:25. High-frequency loudspeakers
   13:26. Low-frequency loudspeakers
   13:27. Antenna
   13:28. Check of a heater of back glass
   13:29. Windshield screen wiper engine
   13:30. Engine of a screen wiper of back glass
   13:31. Windscreen washer pump
   13:32. System of the central blocking of locks
   13:33. Main malfunctions of the generator
   13:34. Main malfunctions of a starter
   + 13:35. Electric circuits






13:19. Adjustment of light of headlights

GENERAL INFORMATION

Arrangement of openings for adjustment of light of headlights in horizontal (1) and the vertical (2) planes


The correct adjustment of light of headlights is of great importance for traffic safety. Exact adjustment is possible only by means of the special device.

At adjustment of light of headlights adjustment and fog lights is made.

For adjustment of light of headlights use ся screws, access to which is possible through openings in the top part of a headlight, see rice. An arrangement of openings for adjustment of light of headlights in horizontal (1) and the vertical (2) planes.

The internal screw is intended for adjustment of light of headlights in the vertical plane, and the external screw – for adjustment in the horizontal plane.

At adjustment of light of headlights the following conditions have to be satisfied:

  – pressure in tires has to be within norm,
  – in the car there has to be only a driver,
  – fuel in the fuel tank has to be more than 90%,
  – the car has to stand on wheels on a plain horizontal surface,
  – before adjustment it is necessary to shake a car body in order that all elements of a suspension bracket rose on the places,
  – the proofreader of light of headlights establish in situation 0,
  – adjustment is made only passing beam of headlights. The inclination of a light stream of light of headlights makes 10 cm at distance of 10 m, i.e. 1%.