Regardless you feel you can’t see as well after dark, regardless you feel you’re lighting too low or too high, in all of these cases, there’s only one part of your car to blame – your low beams. Even though this correction may look simple thanks to the thumbwheel on your dashboard, a full correction is much more complex than this common manipulation, and in this article, we will see how to adjust the low beam lights of your Infiniti Q50? For this, first of all we will see why you should adjust your lights, and, secondly, how to adjust the low beam lights of your Infiniti Q50.


Why set the low beam lights of your Infiniti Q50?

So let’s commence our article with the point of adjusting the low beam lights of your Infiniti Q50. For a lot of people these lights are sufficiently adjusted, and it seems that they light up enough at night. However this is not always the case and examining this setting, either because the low beams of your Infiniti Q50 are not lighting up well, or because you have the sense that they are too low or too strong is a good plan .

Adjusting the low beam of your Infiniti Q50 for security is a good plan.

To start, the adjusting of the dipped headlights of an Infiniti Q50 must be done for a basic security reason. Regardless it’s for you, or for the other drivers you come across during your night journeys. In fact, if you don’t see enough, the risk is to fail to see an obstacle on the route, or to anticipate a curve badly. In contrast, if your lights are too strong, you risk dazzling the people in front of you, and thus putting yourself at risk. It is as a consequence essential for others as well as for you to have an ideal setting of your parking lights.

Setting the low beam headlights of an Infiniti Q50 for legal justifications

Moreover to security, there is a law that regulates the power, the adjustment of low beams of cars, here is what it specifies: have between 2 and 4 headlights that illuminate at least 30 meters. Another legislation regulates their use, the European one (directive 76/756/EEC), which stipulates that the height of the beam must be between 500 mm and 1200 mm from the ground, and that they must be at least 600 mm apart.

How to adjust the low-beam headlamps of a Infiniti Q50?

We will now go forward to the part that concerns you the most in this article, how to adjust the low beams of his Infiniti Q50? This setting may appear to be a bit difficult, but if you stick to the guidelines you should be able to do it without too much issue.

Preparations to set the low beam of a Infiniti Q50

First of all, you will need to prepare your car to adjust your low beam lights in good conditions, here are the preparations to put in place:

  • Place your car on a surface in front of a white wall for example, about 4 or 5 meters from the wall.
  • Examine your tire pressure rigorously.
  • Examine that the height adjustment knob for the lights is set to 0
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  • Try doing that with half a full tank.
  • Remove all unnecessary weight from the car, only one person should be in the driver’s seat.

The setting of the low beam headlights of his Infiniti Q50

Once your car is set up, you will turn on your dipped beam and make a cross-shaped mark (one horizontal and one vertical section) in the middle of the beam that will be projected on the wall. Make sure with a level that both parts of the cross are straight. Then step back your car up to a distance of between 7 and 10 metres. For the rest of the process here are the simple steps to stick to:

  • Open your bonnet, situate the screws for horizontal and vertical adjustment of the lights of your Infiniti Q50 (they are usually marked, and those above must adjust the verticality and those on the side adjusts the horizontality of the adjustment).
  • Use a cloth or anything else to hide the light on which you are not making the correction.
  • Using the screws to make the horizontal correction, you should have the most intense part of the beam which should be a little to the right of the vertical line marked on the wall
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  • With regard to vertical manipulation, you will have to use the screw to try to position the upper end of the beam at the level of the horizontal marking on the wall, or slightly below.
  • Once completed, verify that the low beam setting of your Infiniti Q50 is consistent on the road, do not hesitate to verify that it has been driven, in some cases it may move.

If you want to adjust the fog lights on your Infiniti Q50, please examine our article on this subject.

If perhaps you have any additional questions about the Infiniti Q50, do not hesitate to consult our Infiniti Q50 category.