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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Switching over headlights for driving abroad (travel mode)

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First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

If you have to drive a right-hand drive vehicle in a left-hand drive country, or vice versa, the asymmetric dipped beam headlights may dazzle oncoming traffic with xenon headlights. Therefore, the headlights must be switched over if you are driving abroad.

The headlight orientation can be adjusted using the button and the and Light function buttons in the infotainment system   .

A qualified workshop can provide you with further information. Volkswagen recommends using a Volkswagen dealership for this purpose.

Using travel mode is only reliable, if used for a short period. Please contact a qualified workshop for a permanent alteration. Volkswagen recommends using a Volkswagen dealership for this purpose.

The function of the dynamic bend lighting and automatic main beam assist is deactivated once the travel mode is activated   ,   .

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