PROBLEMS IN PASSENGER CAR HEADLAMP AIM

Maintenance and inspection of correct aim of headlamps has been a perennial problem that involves unstable headlamp mounting, imprecision in inspecting equipment, variations in sealed beam units, and improper initial aim of lamps on new vehicles. These areas of the headlamp aim problem are discussed and some solutions are suggested. The need for cooperative Federal state, and industry effort on all facets of headlamp aim is emphasized.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at International Automotive Congress, Detroit, 8-12 January 1973. Abstract published in Highway Safety Literature, HSL-73-12, 29 June 1973. p 16.
  • Corporate Authors:

    California Highway Patrol

    P.O. Box 942898
    Sacramento, CA  USA  94298-0001
  • Authors:
    • Heath, W M
  • Publication Date: 1973-1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00081487
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Literature
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE-730009 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1975 12:00AM