BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams, and roadside parking lights User Manual

Parking lights, low beams, and roadside parking lights

General information
If the driver’s door is opened when the drive-ready state is switched off, the exterior lighting is automatically switched off after a period of time.

Parking lights

General information
The parking lights can only be switched on in the low-speed range.

Switching on

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 01Press the button on the light switch element.
BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 02The indicator light in the instrument cluster lights up.

The vehicle is illuminated on all sides. Do not use the parking lights for extended periods; otherwise, they might drain the battery and it would then be impossible to switch on drive-ready state.

Turning off

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 01Press the button on the light switch element or switch on the drive-ready state.

After the drive-ready state is switched on, the automatic headlight control will be activated.

Low beams

Switching on

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 03Press the button on the light switch element.

The low beams illuminate when the drive-ready state is switched on.

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 04The indicator light in the instrument cluster lights up.

Press the button again to switch on the low beams when the standby state is switched on.

Turning off

Depending on the country variant, the low beams can be switched off in the low-speed range.

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 01Press the button on the light switch element.

Roadside parking lights

When the vehicle is parked, a one-sided roadside parking light can be switched on.

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 03Right roadside parking light on.

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 04Left roadside parking light off.

Switching off the roadside parking light:

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 01Press the button on the light switch element or switch on the drive-ready state.

Welcome lights

Principle
The exterior lighting is switched on automatically when approaching or unlocking the vehicle.

General information
Depending on the equipment, the exterior lighting of the vehicle can be set individually.

Activating and deactivating the welcome light

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Exterior lighting”
  4. Depending on the equipment, select the following setting:
  5. “Welcome and goodbye”
    When unlocking the vehicle, individual light functions are switched on for a limited time.
  6. “Door handle lights”
    Door handles and the ground in front of the doors are illuminated for a limited time.

Pathway lighting

Principle
For the illumination of the vehicle’s surroundings after exiting the vehicle, the exterior lighting can be switched on for a defined period of time.

Switching pathway lighting on

After switching off the drive-ready state, briefly push the turn signal lever forward.

Setting the duration

  1.  “CAR”
  2.  “Settings”
  3.  “Exterior lighting”
  4.  “Pathway lighting”
  5.  Select the desired setting.
  6.  “OK”

Daytime driving lights

General information
The daytime driving lights light up when drive-ready state is switched on.

Activate and deactivate daytime driving lights
In some countries, daytime driving lights are mandatory, so it may not be possible to deactivate the daytime driving lights in front.

1. “CAR”
2. “Settings”
3. “Exterior lighting”
4. Depending on country specifications:
“Daytime driving lights” or “Daytime driving lights, rear”.

Adaptive light functions

Principle
Adaptive light functions enable dynamic illumination of the road.

General information
The adaptive light functions may consist of one system or multiple systems, depending on the equipment version:

  • Adaptive Light Control.
  • Cornering light.

Activating

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 05Press the button on the light switch element.

The LED in the button lights up.
The adaptive light functions are active when the drive-ready state is switched on.

Adaptive Light Control

General information
Depending on the steering angle and other parameters, the light from the headlight follows the course of the road.
To avoid blinding oncoming traffic, the Adaptive Light Control does not swivel to the opposite lane when the vehicle is at a standstill.

Cornering light

Principle
In tight curves, for instance on mountainous roads or when turning, an additional, cornering light is switched on that lights up the inside of the curve when the vehicle is moving below a certain speed.

General information
The cornering light is automatically switched on depending on the steering angle or, where applicable, the use of turn signals.
When driving in reverse, the cornering lights may be automatically switched on regardless of the steering angle.

Adaptive headlight range control

The adaptive headlight range control feature balances out acceleration and braking processes as well as the vehicle load conditions in order to avoid blinding oncoming traffic.

Automatic High Beam Assistant

Principle
The Automatic High Beam Assistant detects other road users early on and automatically switches the high beams on or off depending on the traffic situation.

General information
The Automatic High Beam Assistant ensures that the high beams are switched on, whenever the traffic situation allows. In the low speed range, the high beams are not switched on by the system. The system responds to light from oncoming traffic and traffic driving ahead of you, and to am‐bient lighting, for instance in towns and cities.
The high beams can be switched on and off manually at any time.

Activate Automatic High Beam Assistant

  1.  Press the button on the light switch element. The LED in the button lights up.
  2. Press the button on the turn signal lever.

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Launch Control User Manual 04

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 04The indicator light in the instrument cluster is illuminated when the low beams are switched on.
BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Launch Control User Manual 05The headlights are automatically switched between low beams and high beams. The blue indicator light in the instrument cluster lights up when the system switches on the high beams.

Driving interruption with activated Automatic High Beam Assistant: the Automatic High Beam Assistant remains activated when driving continues. The Automatic High Beam Assistant is deactivated when manually switching the high beams on and off. To reactivate the Automatic High Beam Assistant, press the button on the turn signal lever.

Deactivate Automatic High Beam Assistant

BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights User Manual 05

Press the button on the turn signal lever.

Sensitivity of the Automatic High Beam Assistant

General information
The sensitivity of the Automatic High Beam Assistant can be adjusted.

Safety information

Warning
If adjustments have been made or the sensitivity has been modified, oncoming traffic may be momentarily blinded. There is a risk of accident. If adjustments have been made and the sensitivity has been modified, make sure that oncoming traffic is not momentarily blinded. Switch off the high beams manually if required.

Functional requirements

  • Setting at standstill only.
  • Drive readiness is switched on.
  •  Light is turned off.
  • Increase sensitivity

  • Push the turn signal lever to the front for approximately 10 seconds. A Check Control message is displayed. The system responds more sensitively.

Resetting the sensitivity

Push the turn signal lever to the front again for approx. 10 seconds or switch off the drive-ready state.
The sensitivity of the Automatic High Beam Assistant is reset to the factory settings.

System limits

The Automatic High Beam Assistant cannot replace the driver’s personal judgment of when to use the high beams. In situation that require this, therefore dimming manually.
The system is not fully functional in the following situations, and driver intervention may be necessary:

  • In very unfavorable weather conditions, such as fog or heavy precipitation.
  • When detecting poorly-lit road users such as pedestrians, cyclists, horseback riders and wagons; when driving close to train or ship
    traffic; or at animal crossings. In tight curves, on hilltops or in depressions, in crossing traffic or half-obscured oncoming traffic on highways.
  • In poorly-lit towns and cities or in the presence of highly reflective signs. When the windshield in front of the interior mirror is fogged up, dirty or covered with stickers, etc.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide : BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 User Manual

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