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I've just purchased a T-Roc 1.5 TSI 150PS EVO BLACK Edition. I can't work out whether it has main beam assist. Could anyone confirm whether this model should have it as standard? (I'm finding the manual hard to work with as it covers all models.)
 

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No idea on the black edition - however you can easily check if you do have it - set your headlights to auto on the switch and then when it gets dark just select the high beam lever once. If the icon on the dash comes up with just the normal headlight icon, then you don't have HBA (the icon will have a small a in the lower rh corner if you do). Alternately when driving, again with the lights set to Auto, select high beam. HBA will cut in above 37 mph if its there. Note though for it to work the lights must be set to auto, if they are not, then high beam will work manually only
 

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Many thanks. I'm fairly sure I didn't see the high beam assist symbol but I'll check again.
 

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As far as I can remember there's a check box in the infotainment system menu settings as well but I'd need to double check that 🤔
It would be under the lighting settings.
 

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I've gone through all the menus including lights and checked everything on the basis I'll uncheck anything I don't want or that seems unnecessary after trial and error.
 

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Just off the volkswagen t-roc configurator & high beam assist is an optional extra.
If you don't have it, it can be coded in by someone.
It's already in the softwares background & just needs activated (coded)
 

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Just off the volkswagen t-roc configurator & high beam assist is an optional extra.
If you don't have it, it can be coded in by someone.
It's already in the softwares background & just needs activated (coded)
It can but I think it also uses the camera in the front windscreen to work, so if you don’t have that then HBA won’t work I don’t think.
 

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It can but I think it also uses the camera in the front windscreen to work, so if you don’t have that then HBA won’t work I don’t think.
That's correct but I'm sure you probably have it. (correction Laf has it)
It's used for lane assist etc 👌
 

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That's correct but I'm sure you probably have it. (correction Laf has it)
It's used for lane assist etc 👌
Yes I do have lane assist but don't know where I can go to have this done. I asked a local VW specialist who didn't even know what I was talking about!
 

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Yes I do have lane assist but don't know where I can go to have this done. I asked a local VW specialist who didn't even know what I was talking about!
You could do it yourself with the likes of obdeleven, basically a one click operation.
You would probably need the one that comes in at £63.48 & comes with 200 credits (high beam assist costs 100 credits)

There is another one called carista but I'm not sure what all it does?

 

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No idea on the black edition - however you can easily check if you do have it - set your headlights to auto on the switch and then when it gets dark just select the high beam lever once. If the icon on the dash comes up with just the normal headlight icon, then you don't have HBA (the icon will have a small a in the lower rh corner if you do). Alternately when driving, again with the lights set to Auto, select high beam. HBA will cut in above 37 mph if its there. Note though for it to work the lights must be set to auto, if they are not, then high beam will work manually only
I can’t for the life of me figure out how to turn it OFF once I’ve turned it on and got the A symbol! I tried pushing the stalk again, holding it back, nothing worked other than turning my lights to off and then back to auto which obviously isn’t ideal.
 

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I can’t for the life of me figure out how to turn it OFF once I’ve turned it on and got the A symbol! I tried pushing the stalk again, holding it back, nothing worked other than turning my lights to off and then back to auto which obviously isn’t ideal.
You pushed the stalk the wrong way @twist - try pulling the stalk towards you (like you wanted to flash your lights). That will turn it off (so you work high beam manually), if you then want it back on, flash the lights again.
 
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I can’t for the life of me figure out how to turn it OFF once I’ve turned it on and got the A symbol! I tried pushing the stalk again, holding it back, nothing worked other than turning my lights to off and then back to auto which obviously isn’t ideal.
I'd actually need to look at it again!
You push the stalk forward to activate A, when dipped push it forward to deactivate. However, when in main beam you have to pull the stalk towards you to deactivate it.
I need to double check 😂
I'm sure you're aware you can turn it off permanently in the infotainment settings?


I'm not sure if I like high beam assist 🤔
With corners and brows of a hill, you are literally on the oncoming car before it dips.
Doesn't dip soon enough with oncoming cars in the distance.
Gets confused with the new led street lamp posts as opposed to the old orange sodium lights.
It defeats the purpose of automatic if you have to manually adjust it from time to time 🤷‍♂️
I might try setting it to more sensitive to see how that works, I think holding the stalk in the forward position a few seconds toggles it between default normal & sensitive?
 

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I'd actually need to look at it again!
You push the stalk forward to activate A, when dipped push it forward to deactivate. However, when in main beam you have to pull the stalk towards you to deactivate it.
I need to double check 😂
I'm sure you're aware you can turn it off permanently in the infotainment settings?


I'm not sure if I like high beam assist 🤔
With corners and brows of a hill, you are literally on the oncoming car before it dips.
Doesn't dip soon enough with oncoming cars in the distance.
Gets confused with the new led street lamp posts as opposed to the old orange sodium lights.
It defeats the purpose of automatic if you have to manually adjust it from time to time 🤷‍♂️
I might try setting it to more sensitive to see how that works, I think holding the stalk in the forward position a few seconds toggles it between default normal & sensitive?
Oh that’s interesting, I didn’t know there was a sensitivity toggle. I’ve not actually found it to be that flaky, seems to work ok for me! But I guess it depends where you live and what roads you drive.
 

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Oh that’s interesting, I didn’t know there was a sensitivity toggle. I’ve not actually found it to be that flaky, seems to work ok for me! But I guess it depends where you live and what roads you drive.
Just double checked this morning & it works basically the way I said above.
You can only override it temporarily.
 
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Sounds more bother than it's worth and just something else to go wrong.

If a driver pays attention, you can 'see' the light of approaching cars while they are still out of sight round bends and curves or over the brow of hills.
 

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Sounds more bother than it's worth and just something else to go wrong.

If a driver pays attention, you can 'see' the light of approaching cars while they are still out of sight round bends and curves or over the brow of hills.
I think you're probably right 🤔👌
 

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I do find it very distracting having to constantly turn high beam on and off especially with lots of oncoming traffic or with a passenger in the car.

Realised I posted this in the R T-Roc forum - apologies, I don't know how to move it!
 
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