BMW 5 Series: Switching the high beams on and off 
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Switching the high beams on and off
Switching the high beams on and off manually

▷ High beams on, arrow 1.
▷ High beams off/headlamp flasher, arrow 2.

To reactivate the High-beam Assistant, press the button on the turn signal lever.

    Activating
    1. Turn the light switch to or . 2. Press the button on the turn signal lever, arrow. The indicator lamp in the instrument cluster lights up. When the lights are switched on, the high be ...

    System limits
    Personal responsibility The high-beam assistant cannot serve as a substitute for the driver's personal judgment of when to use the high beams. Therefore, manually switch off the high beams in ...

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