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Do the lights come on automatically at speed on the mk5 'GT'(I think it was 85mph)? I read this in an old Top Gear book.

If so, can these be disabled via the highline comp?

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I think this only happens if you have your lights in auto mode; I thought the figure was 93 or something though.

As for disabling it, just put your headlights into manual off mode [;)]
 

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Quote: posted by mags on 08/04/2005 20:40:52

Mine come on after 90 ish if in the auto mode.

So they only come on in auto mode?

Quote: posted by Mark V on 08/04/2005 21:38:49

How can you tell the lights are on in daylight?

The dash would light up and the road signs would reflect.
 

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I assume that they only come on in auto mode as I always leave in auto position. I will try with them off tomorrow but would assume that it won't work.
 

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Quote: posted by Mark V on 08/04/2005 21:38:49

How can you tell the lights are on in daylight?

The dash would light up and the road signs would reflect.

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Quote: posted by mags on 08/04/2005 22:53:20

I assume that they only come on in auto mode as I always leave in auto position. I will try with them off tomorrow but would assume that it won't work.

they only come on in auto mode
 

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Quote: posted by vwtdi130 on 09/04/2005 00:06:29

Quote: posted by Mark V on 08/04/2005 21:38:49

How can you tell the lights are on in daylight?

The dash would light up and the road signs would reflect.

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But in daylight you cannot tell if the dash lights are on and signs do not reflect!
 

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Quote: posted by Mark V on 09/04/2005 09:29:40

But in daylight you cannot tell if the dash lights are on and signs do not reflect!

[?]The road signs depend on the how bright the sunlight is, but you must be blind if you can't see the light on the dash!
 

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In bright sunlight it would be quite difficult to tell if your lights were on, the light from the dash would be very difficult to notice.
 

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Also, when auto mode is s elected, the auto symbol is illuminated green when the headlights are off and goes to the normal backlight when the headlights are on.
 

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Quote: posted by bbdivo on 09/04/2005 16:34:54

In bright sunlight it would be quite difficult to tell if your lights were on, the light from the dash would be very difficult to notice.

because they ahve a blue tinge i find it no problem at all to tell,plus the little red lights above the gear stick that are about a trillion watts are easy to see
 

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Quote: posted by Foxy on 09/04/2005 20:31:39

My Xenons are on ALL the time i'm driving......

LOL because your ALWAYS doing more than 85mph or 93mph or whatever it is!
 
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