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Q: How do I turn on the high beams?

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How do I turn on the high beams?

The high beams are extra-bright headlights that can give you added visibility when it is dark out. To turn on the high beams, push the turn signal lever towards the front of the car until it locks into position. To turn the high beams off, pull the turn signal back towards you, until it locks into the original position. The headlights must be turned on for the high beams to work.

Tip

Never use the high beams when you are around other vehicles, as the brightness can diminish visibility for others.

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