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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Changing headlights over from driving on right to driving on left (gas discharge headlights)

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Changing headlights over from driving on right to driving on left (gas discharge headlights)

If a right-hand drive vehicle is driven in a left-hand drive country, or vice versa, the headlights must be converted. This is necessary in order to avoid dazzling oncoming traffic with the asymmetric low beam headlights.
  Note
The conversion from driving on left to driving on right, or vice versa, is performed by means of the infotainment system.
It is only permissible to make use of the headlight converter for a short period of time. When permanently driving in the respective country during a longer period of time, suitable headlights need to be installed according to valid specifications.
–  On the display unit for front information display and operating unit control unit -J685-, press button CAR.
–  Press function buttons Setup and Light.
–  Perform adjustment in menu “Light Settings”.
   
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