How can you tell the difference between low beams and high beams?

High beams are distinguished from low beams by their brighter light. They are sometimes referred to as “main beam” headlights. These terms are synonymous, and the term used depends entirely on the region. High beams point straight ahead, while low beams are angled down towards the road.

Which symbol is low beams?

LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS The symbol for low beams roughly resembles the letter “D” with several lines protruding at a slightly downward angle from it. Do not confuse this with the similar symbol for high beams! Both may look similar superficially but serve far different purposes in practice.

Which symbol is for high beams?

The high beam symbol is a blue symbol with five horizontal lines vertically stacked to the left of a shape that resembles a headlight. This will engage on the dashboard to notify you that your high beam lights are active.

Is 9005 a low or high beam?

Q: Is A 9005 Bulb High or Low Beam? The 9005 bulb is a low beam bulb and features in-vehicle models with a separate socket for the low and high beam bulbs. Advanced models can use bulbs like the 9007 headlight bulbs, which have high and low beam light settings.

What do low beams look like?

The “low beam” symbol looks like a rounded triangle or capital letter “D.” Downward-slanted lines extend out from the flat side of the shape. The “fog light” symbol utilizes the same shape and has downward slanting lines like the “low beam” symbol.

Is fog same as low beam?

Are fog lights the same as low beams? No. Fog lights are a separate beam, only come on certain cars and are not required by law. Fog lights are typically found in the front bumper of a car or truck in their own separate assembly.

What color is high beam?

High or Low Beam on Indicators The light is active only when the high beams are active (turned on) and has been a standard in vehicles for decades. It is one of only a select few presented in a blue color and features what is supposed to be the image of an old-style headlamp with lines coming out from it.