Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: air conditioning and headlight aim

asked by on

i have a problem with my headlights i put a brand new set of headlights and hid bulbs in them and everything works perfect but its leaning to the side and aimed way to high and need to figure out how to level it back up and aim it down toward the road. Second i have a problem with my air conditioning it only blows on high speed i have read from numerous people that had the same problem and they said it was the resistor. is that true?

My car has 185045 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. You definitely have two different issues here. The headlight issue should just need to be adjusted. This is assuming that they lights were put in correctly. There is a vertical and horizontal adjusting screw that is used to get the headlamps in the correct position.

As for the blower, this is likely the resistor. Some of the time it can be caused by an electrical short but most of the time it is the resistor. The resistor shorts internally and sticks on one position. This can be tested with a voltage meter first to make sure it is bad. If you want to have this all teken care of for you, consider YourMechanic, as a certified technician can come to your home or office to diagnose the headlight and air conditioning to have these problems resolved.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. air conditioning and headlight aim

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How often to change the transmission oil on Toyota? Recommendation about LDD headlights

First of all--leave the headlights alone. They work perfectly fine where they are. When you start buying those replacements kits, a lot of times they are made in China or cheaply made. They end up blowing fuses that don't work...

Q: Left rear turn signal

Hello there, the turn signal bulb can fail to work for a variety of reasons. The most common issues would be the bulb, turn signal stalk, bulb socket, or the turn signal assembly. A qualified Technician such as one form...

Q: Key won't turn in 1996 Mercedes-Benz E320

If the key wont turn normally try to jerk the steering wheel side to side while turning the key. If this does not free up the ignition then the ignition switch is likely the cause. When tumblers inside the ignition...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.