Toyota Corolla

1992-1998 of release

Repair and car operation

Toyota Corolla
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Systems of cooling, heating
+ 5. Fuel, exhaust systems
+ 6. System of decrease in toxicity
+ 7. Transmissions
+ 8. Coupling and semi-axes
+ 9. Brake system
+ 10. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 11. Body
- 12. Electric equipment
   12.1. Safety locks
   12.2. Burned-through crossing points
   12.3. Automatic switches
   12.4. Relay
   12.5. Breakers of indexes of turns / alarm system
   12.6. The combined switch
   12.7. The switches established on a steering column
   12.8. Lock of ignition and lock drum
   12.9. Switch of a heater of back glass
   12.10. Heater of back glass
   12.11. Radio receiver and loudspeakers
   12.12. Aerial
   12.13. Bulbs of headlights of head light
   12.14. Headlights of head light
   12.15. Replacement of bulbs
   12.16. System of day inclusion of headlights
   12.17. Engine of screen wipers
   12.18. Instrument guard
   12.19. Sound signal
   12.20. System cruise control
   12.21. System of the central lock
   12.22. System of window regulators
   12.23. Rear-view mirrors with the electric drive
   12.24. Safety airbag
   + 12.25. Electroschemes

12.14. Headlights of head light


Screws of adjustment of headlights of head light

1. The screw for adjustment in the horizontal plane

2. The screw for adjustment in the vertical plane

It is very important, that the direction of a beam of headlights of head light was correctly adjusted. At the wrong adjustment of a headlight can blind the driver of the counter car and lead to a road accident or seriously reduce for you visibility of the road.

It is necessary to check adjustment of headlights of head light each 12 months and each time after installation of new headlights or repair of a forward part of a body of the car.

It is necessary to emphasize that operation on the adjustment, described below, is only temporary measure while headlights of head light will not be adjusted in a repair truck having the necessary equipment.


1. On these models two adjusting screws are provided, one is located sideways and supervises movement to the left – to the right and one from below and supervises movement up – down. Access to them can be received behind a headlight.
2. There are some methods of adjustment of headlights of head light. When using the simplest method, the pure wall, a sticky tape and an equal floor is necessary.
3. Paste two strips of a sticky tape vertically on a wall on the middle of each of headlights of head light, at height of headlights.
4. Paste the second strip of a sticky tape on a wall horizontally on the center of headlights of head light. The tape on a wall will need to be pasted if to park the car in only several centimeters from a wall.
5. Adjustment is necessary for carrying out, when the car costs on an equal surface, at distance in 8 meters from a wall, the fuel tank should be half filled, and in the car there should not be too heavy cargo.
6. Since adjustment of headlights of a passing beam, establish a zone of the brightest light of headlights on 5 cm below the horizontal line and on 5 cm to the right from the vertical line. Turning adjusting screws, finish the demanded direction of a beam.
7. At the included headlights of a driving beam, the zone of the greatest brightness should precisely on the center of vertical strips, is slightly lower than a horizontal strip. Probably, you not manage to establish a headlight so that precisely to adjust the beam direction for near and far light of headlights. If you have to make a compromise between these two adjustments, do not forget that the passing beam of headlights is used more often and has bigger value for safety of driving.
8. Without postponing, address to experts for adjustment of headlights of head light.


1. Disconnect a wire of the negative plug of the accumulator.

If the stereoplayer of your car has coding system, check, whether you know a code of activation of a player before an accumulator detachment.

2. Remove a lattice of facing of a radiator (see subsection 11.26).
3. Remove a lay headlight (see subsection 12.15).
4. Turn off fixing a bolt of fastening of a headlight of head light to a radiator cross-piece.
5. After removal of a lay lamp, it is possible to get access to two lateral fixing nuts (are specified by shooters).
6. Get a headlight forward to disconnect fastening in a bottom corner (is specified by an arrow).
7. Remove a bulb (see subsection 12.13).
8. Installation is carried out upside-down removals.