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Adjusting/aim of headlights

Hi, I just recently bought a BMW 325cic (e46) with xenons and I noticed his light beam was aimed really low. I don't know too much about cars and I was wondering if anyone could be so kind to help explain how to make the beam aim higher. I can barely see on the road and I am very reluctant to bring it to a dealership to do it. Thankyou in advance for the help!
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There are adjusting screws. Sometimes the trim around the lights has to come off to get to them, but more often there is a whole for a screwdriver to get to them. The up/down adjuster is usually somewhere at the top of the light. When I aim the lights, I park on as level a surface as I can find with a wall in front of the car so I can see how much I moved the light.

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