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Headlamp control

Updated 7/23/2018

Use the light controls in the left-hand stalk switch to activate external lighting. Use the thumbwheels in the instrument panel to adjust headlamp levellingApplies to vehicles with halogen headlamps. and the brightness of the interior lighting.

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Rotating ring in the steering wheel stalk switch

P5-1617 Stalk with turning ring

Position

Specification

Daytime running lights when the car's electrical system is in ignition position II or when the car is running.

Main beam flash can be used.

Daytime running lights and position lamps when the car's electrical system is in ignition position II or when the car is running.

Position lamps when the car is parkedAlso at stationary when the car is running, provided that the rotating ring is moved to this position from another position..

Main beam flash can be used.

Dipped beam and position lamps.

Main beam can be activated.

Main beam flash can be used.

Daytime running lights and position lamps in daylight when the car's electrical system is in ignition position II or when the car is running.

Dipped beam and position lamps in weak daylight or darkness, or when the front fog lamp* and/or rear fog lamp are activated.

The Active main beam function can be activated.

Main beam can be activated when dipped beam is switched on.

Main beam flash can be used.

Active main beam on/off.

Volvo recommends that mode is used when the vehicle is driven.

Warning

The car's audio system is not able to determine when daylight is too weak or sufficiently strong, e.g. in fog and rain, in all situations.

The driver is always responsible for ensuring that the car is driven with a beam pattern suitable for the traffic situation and in accordance with applicable traffic regulations.

Thumbwheel in the instrument panel

P5-1507 Light control panel
Thumbwheel for adjusting interior brightness
Thumbwheel for headlamp levelling

A car with LEDLED (Light Emitting Diode) headlamps* has automatic headlamp levelling and therefore does not have the thumbwheel for headlamp levelling.

Adjusting the interior brightness

The lamps inside the car come on differently depending on the ignition position used.

The thumbwheel adjusts the brightness of display lighting, control lighting, ambient light and ambience light*.


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