Headlight beam moving


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Hi folks.

On my way to work this morning I noticed the beam of my dipped lights moving up and down.
Car has bi xenon headlights.
I'm guessing it has something to do with a level sensor but they were fine on the trip home.?

Would a weak battery cause issues like this as I suspect mind is needing replacement soon.

No faults or errors showing on the dash.


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My understanding on the B8 there's two sensors well on Avant anyway, both passenger side, front and rear N/S. Could be the sensor is working but the arm is broken. Jack up the car and remove the wheels to inspect otherwise impossible to see.

VCDS scan might highlight the issue.

Not sure what Audi charge, but you can find parts under headlight range adjustment for xenon headlights on Autodoc. Try main dealer first.
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As above check the sensors 1st.