Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Legal HID halogen lighting

asked by on

What you can down put in HID halogen lighting that is not illegal? All is illegal and dangerous for other drivers on the road.

A: I reset my lights so they go lower and I me...

I reset my lights so they go lower and I measured it and actually took it to a place that has a measuring device and they said that is totally legal. So I’m not worried about it. If you got a high vehicle, you don’t want to point that up. But a lot of people are putting those HIDs and the kits don’t cost a lot of money. You do have to have them reset. If you ever noticed the old ones, they weren’t that fancy like the newer ones. To tell you the truth, I don’t drive that much at night anyway, so I hardly ever turn my lights on.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

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: Transmission in Limp Mode

Based on the service information I have, it seems like the most likely cause is an internal failure of your powertrain control module. Your headlights getting brighter when the engine revs higher indicates a charging system problem. The problem is...

Q: What is the photo sensor?

The photo sensor is responsible for determining how dark it is outside, and thus whether or not the headlights should be on when in automatic mod. This sensor is located on the driver’s side of your dashboard. Be careful not...

Q: How do I use the headlight aiming control?

If you have a lot of weight in your vehicle, or are traveling up a steep hill, the headlights may be angled too high. This can cause visibility issues for not only you, but also any vehicle in front of...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
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...