Kia Optima: Lighting / High Beam Assist

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2024 Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Lighting / 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.

Operating condition

1.Place the light switch in the AUTO position.

2.Turn on the high beam by pushing the lever away from you.

3.The High Beam Assist () indicator will illuminate.

4.The High Beam Assist will turn on when vehicle speed is above 40 km/h (25 mph).

5.The details of operation with the light switch while the High Beam Assist is on are below.

(1) If the light switch is pushed away, the High Beam Assist will turn off and the high beam will be on.
(2) If the light switch is pulled towards you when the high beam is off, the high beam will be on without cancellation of the High Beam Assist. (When you hands off, the lever will move to the middle and the high beam will turn off.)
(3) If the light switch is pulled towards you when the high beam is on by the High Beam Assist, the low beam will be on and the High Beam Assist will turn off.
(4) If the light switch is turned to the headlamp position ( ) from AUTO position, the High Beam Assist will turn off and the low beam will be on.

When the High Beam Assist is operating, the high beam switches to low beam in the following conditions.

Warning light and message

When the High Beam Assist System is not working properly, the warning message will come on for a few second. After the message disappears, the master warning light () will illuminate. Take your vehicle to an authorized Kia dealer and have the system checked.

CAUTION

The High Beam Assist system may not work properly in the following situations:

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