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      02-11-2020, 10:47 AM   #1
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How can I avoid dazzling on-coming drivers in France?

I have just taken my M2C to France for the first time and I appear to be dazzling on-coming drivers at night. My car has Adaptive LEDs and there is nothing in the handbook about adjusting the beam pattern for driving on the right. I have had a good look on this website and elsewhere but have found nothing conclusive. The dip cut-off is definitely higher on the left side, both with the master switch to automatic and set to ordinary headlights. About 1 car in 5 is flashing me on single carriageway roads, which is way too much for comfort. I haven't asked the dealer as I recently had to threaten court action to get a refund for unscheduled work.

Des anyone have a solution for this? Many thanks.
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      02-13-2020, 11:24 AM   #2
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Thanks for the reply. As I understand it, the Adaptive LEDs just swivel the lights left and right; the beam pattern is unchanged. I did a test last night and the 'normal' headlights on switch position has both lights pointing straight ahead. When you change to the 'A' position, the lights diverge, with the left light turning left to illuminate a UK kerb. When you go round corners, the lights follow the steering so you can see where you want to go.

The problem with this is that the dip cut off is not flat - it is higher on the left - so even in 'normal' position, I am irritating oncoming drivers. It looks like there is no easy fix. Bummer.
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There's the old fashioned way! - a sticker on the left side light.
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