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How to Adjust the Headlights on a Subaru Legacy


The Subaru Legacy is a four-door all-wheel-drive vehicle offered as both a sedan and a station wagon. The Legacy is valued for its reliability, handling, cargo space and excellent safety features. The safety system on the Subaru Legacy includes adjustable headlights. Over time, headlights can get out of alignment. To get the most out of your Subaru Legacy headlights, adjust them to better illuminate the road ahead.

Tools Used: Tools, Measuring tape, Painter’s tape, Socket wrench, 10-mm socket

Adjust Headlights

Park your car on a flat surface with your headlights turned on and pointed at a smooth wall that is roughly 25 feet away. Lift the hood of your car, securing it open with the prop arm.

Measure the height from the ground to the middle of your headlight with your measuring tape.