Peugeot 2008: Lighting and visibility / Automatic headlamp dipping

When the ring is in the "AUTO” position, this system automatically switches between dipped and main beam headlamps according to the lighting and traffic conditions, using a camera located at the top of the windscreen.

Peugeot 2008. Automatic headlamp dipping

Peugeot 2008. Automatic headlamp dipping This system is a driving aid.

The driver remains responsible for the vehicle's lighting, its correct use for the prevailing conditions of light, visibility and traffic, and for observation of driving and vehicle regulations.

Peugeot 2008. Automatic headlamp dipping The system becomes operational when the vehicle exceeds 16 mph (25 km/h).

When the speed falls below 9 mph (15 km/h), the function is no longer operational.


Peugeot 2008. Automatic headlamp dipping It is set via the Driving  / Vehicle touch screen menu.

The state of the system stays in the memory when switching off the ignition.


If the ambient light level is sufficient and/or the traffic conditions do not allow the main beam headlamps to be lit:

The function is deactivated if the foglamps are switched on.

When the foglamps are switched off, the function is automatically reactivated.

Peugeot 2008. Automatic headlamp dipping This indicator lamp goes out when the function is deactivated.


If the situation requires a change of headlamp beam, the driver can take over at any time.

A "headlamp flash" pauses the function:

Peugeot 2008. Automatic headlamp dipping To reactivate the system, flash the headlamps again.

The system may suffer interference or not work correctly:

When the system detects thick fog, it temporarily deactivates the function.

The system is not able to detect:

Peugeot 2008. Automatic headlamp dipping Clean the windscreen regularly, particularly the area in front of the camera.

The internal surface of the windscreen can also become misted around the camera. In humid and cold weather, demist the windscreen regularly.

Do not allow snow to accumulate on the bonnet or roof of the vehicle as this could obstruct the detection camera.

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