Mazda CX-7 Low Beam Headlight
About low beam headlight
Low Beam headlights are the headlights that are turned on by default when the headlight switch is put on. Also known as dipped lights, these lights have a lower visibility range since they are focused forward and down. They illuminate the road ahead better in certain conditions and also does not blind the oncoming drivers which could cause accidents otherwise. These lights are useful in situations with high traffic and also to avoid blinding the drivers on the opposite side since the vehicles move much closer.
What is the purpose of low beam headlight?
When the driver's visibility goes down below 150 metres due to extremely dark conditions or even rain, the low beam headlights enable the driver to have a clearer vision of the previously blinded area. It also improves the safety during bad weather conditions keeping the beam focused down.
How low beam headlight Works?
When the headlight switch is turned on, the low beam headlights are activated by default. When the headlight switch is put on through the turn indicator stalk or the stand alone switch, the low beam headlight relay is powered activating the low beam lights. As the current flows through the filament inside the bulb, due to the resistance, the filaments heats up and glows as a result. This light produced in focused and spread evenly with the help of mirrors and reflectors.
Where is low beam headlight Located?
The low beam headlights are placed in the headlight housing found on either side of the vehicle in the front.