Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I turn on the high beams?

asked by on

How do I turn on the high beams?

A: The high beam headlights provide extra brig...

The high beam headlights provide extra brightness and visibility. To turn them on, push the turn signal lever (located on the left side of the steering column) forward until it locks into place. An indicator will illuminate on your instrument panel to confirm that the high beams are turned on. Pull the lever back to its original position to turn off the high beams. Tips The high beams are so bright that they can hurt the visibility of drivers around you. Never use the high beams when there is oncoming traffic, or a car immediately in front of you.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Lights don't always work

The light switch on the Lumina has issues with the head light switch having intermittent problems. The head light relays sticking can also cause this issue. The only way to isolate the problem is to test the relay to see...

Q: My. Tail lights dash lights don't work there seams to be a short in the headlight switch when you use turn SIG switch the head ou

The column mounted multi-function switch may be defective. If so, it will have to be removed and replaced. If you do happen to attempt any work around the steering column, please note that the vehicle's air bag must be disabled,...

Q: How do I adjust the rearview mirror?

Every time you drive, you should adjust the rearview mirror. The rearview mirror is an important safety feature that allows you to see what vehicles are behind you. To adjust the rearview mirror, use your hand to change the angle...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.