Whether it’s raining, foggy or snowing, in general, it’s usefull being eqquiped of fog lights on your automobile. However, they can in some cases be out of adjustment or you may find that they are adjust too high or too low. That’s for what reason we wrote this short post to show you to you how to adjust the fog lights on your Subaru Legacy?. To achieve this, first, we will discover what is the benefit of adjusting the fog lights of his car, then, in an additional section, how to adjust the fog lights of your Subaru Legacy.


Why is it beneficial to adjust the front fog lights of your Subaru Legacy?

So we will commence our short post with the advantage of setting the fog lights to Subaru Legacy. Nevertheless some fog lights are not set and are set at the factory, you have the opportunity to change their setting so that they illuminate more or less high. This gear, which is not obligatory on an Subaru Legacy, allows you to greatly increase your visibility. However, it is exclusively allowed outside built-up areas in addition to the high beam, or in heavy rain, snow or fog.
Having an optimal setting of the fog lights of its Subaru Legacy allows you not to blind and to increase the gain in visibility that they give. Moreover, fog lights that are not effectively adjusted will surely disturb the car owners you pass and may increase the risk of an accident. It is therefore necessary, both for you and other users, that you have your fog lights perfectly adjusted.

How to adjust the fog lights of your Subaru Legacy?

Now let’s move on to the part you’re most likely most interested in in this short post, namely how to adjust the fog lights on your Subaru Legacy? Now that you have realized the advantage of this adjustment, which may seem unimportant, let’s move on to the practical part.
Adjusting the fog lights is really easy, here are a few steps to follow to do it optimally:

  • Empty your car, check the pressure of your tires and, set only one person (about 70kg) in the driver’s seat which will simulate an empty weight of your Subaru Legacy.
  • Place your car on a flat floor with a clean wall in front of you, ideally between 5 and 10 meters from it.
  • Measure the height from the ground to the top of your fog lamp (on your Subaru Legacy), write this distance on the wall in front of your car and mark it with a construction tape for example.
  • Turn on the fog lights on your Subaru Legacy and verify that the beam of the lights is less than or equal to the mark you just marked on the wall.
  • If they illuminate higher than this trace, throughout the engine compartment you will have to use the adjustment screws to lower the lighting of your fog lights (these screws are generally found above your fog lights, you should find them very easily, they will be more or less reachable according to the year and the options of your Subaru Legacy)

Now you know how to adjust the fog lights on your Subaru Legacy, don’t forget to check it from time to time if you have the impression that it has moved, don’t hesitate to read our short post on how to adjust the low beam lights on Subaru Legacy if you want to check their lighting level.

If you wish more guides on the Subaru Legacy, go to our Subaru Legacy category.