Signalling

Citroën C5 / Citroen C5 Owner's Manual / Driving / Signalling

Direction indicators

Direction indicators

Left, downwards.

Right, upwards.

For a change of direction, move the control stalk beyond the tight spot. The indicator is automatically cancelled when the steering wheel returns to its normal position.

Motorway function

Move the stalk briefly upwards or downwards, without going beyond the resistance point; the direction indicators will flash 3 times.

Hazard warning lamps

Hazard warning lamps

This operates all the direction indicators simultaneously.

Only use them to indicate danger, for an emergency stop or for driving in abnormal conditions.

The hazard lamps can also be used with the ignition switched off.

Emergency operation of hazard warning lamps

A sudden deceleration of the vehicle causes the hazard lamps to come on automatically.

They will cease to operate automatically, or manually if you press the hazard lamps button on the dashboard.

The direction indicators cannot operate if the hazard warning lamps are on.

Lighting control stalk

Lighting control stalk

1 : Off.

2 : Automatic lighting.

3 : Sidelamps.

4 : Dipped beams / Main beams.

Rotate the ring A forwards. All vehicle lamps off

Rotate the ring A forwards.

The sidelamps and the dipped beams come on automatically when the light is insufficient Automatic lighting of headlamps

The sidelamps and the dipped beams come on automatically when the light is insufficient or if the windscreen wipers are in continuous operation.

They go out once the brightness has reached a satisfactory level or about 5 minutes after the windscreen wipers have stopped.

To activate this function, turn the ring A to position 2.

Take care not to cover the brightness sensor, which is visible from outside the windscreen, behind the interior rear view mirror.

Rotate the ring A forwards.

Rotate the ring A forwards. Sidelamps on

Rotate the ring A forwards.

Pull the control stalk towards you to change between dipped beam and main beam. Dipped beams/main beams on

Pull the control stalk towards you to change between dipped beam and main beam.

Visible alert / headlamp flash

Pull the control towards you.

The headlamp flash can be made even with the ignition switched off.

Manual headlamp height adjustment

Manual headlamp height adjustment

You are advised to adjust the aim of the headlamps in accordance with vehicle load.

0. 1 or 2 people in the front seats.

-. 3 people.

1. 5 people.

-. Intermediate setting.

2. 5 people + maximum permitted load.

-. Intermediate setting.

3. Driver + maximum permitted load.

Guide-me-home lighting

Guide-me-home lighting

With the ignition off, this function temporarily switches on your headlamps to give you exterior lighting when leaving your vehicle.

This function is activated:

Manually by pulling the lighting stalk towards you, ignition off.

Automatically in the following conditions:

automatic headlamp lighting is activated, guide-me-home lighting is activated.

brightness conditions are low.

using button A on the remote control.

You can modify the length of time guide-me-home lighting stays on for (around 60, 30 or 15 seconds) using the Main Menu of the instrument panel screen.

See Instrument panel screen.

To do so, select Vehicle parameters / Lighting, then adjust the time for guide-me-home lighting.

Sound signal for headlamps left on

This operates when the driver's door is opened, ignition off, to indicate that the vehicle lamps are still on.

It stops when you close the door, switch off the lamps or switch on the ignition.

This signal does not operate if the automatic lighting of headlamps or the guide-me-home lighting are active.

Daytime-running lamps

They light up automatically and permanently, when the engine is running, if:

The function is activated* in the Main Menu of the instrument panel screen. See Instrument panel screen.

The lighting control is at position 0 or AUTO.

All the headlamps are off.

Note : you can deactivate* this function using the Main Menu of the instrument panel screen. See Instrument panel screen.

Front and rear foglamps (Ring B)

the sidelamps, the dipped beams or the main beams. These operate in conjunction with the sidelamps, the dipped beams or the main beams.

For vehicles fitted with rear foglamps:

1st turn forwards: lighting of rear foglamps.

1st turn rearwards: extinction of rear foglamps.

For vehicles fitted with front and rear foglamps:

1st turn forwards: lighting of front foglamps.

2nd turn forwards: lighting of rear foglamps.

1st turn rearwards: extinction of rear foglamps.

2nd turn rearwards: extinction of front foglamps.

Note: the foglamps should be used only in fog or in other conditions of poor visibility.

In foggy conditions, if the ambient light is not such that the headlamps come on automatically, it is up to the driver to switch on dipped beams, and/or foglamps, manually.

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