BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Lights and lighting

Switches in the vehicle

Lights

The light switch element is located next to the steering wheel.

Night vision.

Lights off.

Daytime driving lights.

Parking lights.

Automatic headlight control.

Adaptive light functions.

Low beams.

Instrument lighting.

Right roadside parking light.

Left roadside parking light.

Automatic headlight control

Principle

The low beams are switched on and off automatically depending on the ambient brightness, for example in tunnels, in twilight or if there is precipitation.

General information

A blue sky with the sun low on the horizon can cause the lights to be turned on.

If the low beams are switched on manually, the automatic headlight control is deactivated.

Activating

Press the button on the light switch element.

The LED in the button lights up.

The indicator light in the instrument cluster is illuminated when the low beams are switched on.

System limits

The automatic headlight control cannot replace your personal judgment of lighting conditions.

For example, the sensors are unable to detect fog or hazy weather. In these situations, turn the lights on manually.

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