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All Your Car’s Headlight Symbols Are Finally Explained

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In the old days, car headlights had two settings: on or off. Activating them wasn’t any harder than simply flipping a switch.

Fast forward to today: When you go to turn the headlights on a car today, you’re met with half a dozen different settings to choose from, all featuring different symbols that vaguely resemble light bulbs. What do they all mean?

Let’s clear up any confusion and explain what all your car’s headlight symbols mean.

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