Kia Forte: Lighting / High beam operation

Kia Forte 2019-2024 (BD) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Lighting / High beam operation

To turn on the high beam headlamp, push the lever away from you. The lever will return to its original position.

To turn off the high beam headlamps, pull the lever towards you. It will return to the normal (low beam) position when released.

The high beam indicator light will illuminate when the headlight high beams are switched on.To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the lights on for a prolonged time while the engine is not running.

WARNING - High beams

Do not use high beam when there are other vehicles in front of your vehicle. Using high beam could obstruct the other driver’s vision.

To flash the headlights, pull the lever towards you. It will return to the normal (low beam) position when released. The headlight switch does not need to be on to use this flashing feature.

Lighting control
The light switch has a Headlight and a Parking light position. To operate the lights, turn the knob at the end of the control lever to one of the following positions: (1) OFF position (2) ...

High Beam Assist
The High Beam Assist is a system that automatically adjusts the headlamp range (switches between high beam and low beam) according to the brightness of other vehicles and road conditions. ...

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