I've just been to have a look at the unit but as you say the R56 is different from the previos thread pics. I have found what looks like the switch (cream/white plastic?) Which way did you switch it, was it up or down?
Sorry to have not replied before now................
......................been to France and can report that to convert from UK to Europe the "plastic white lever" needs a gentle movement upwards on the passenger side and down on the drivers side. The levers need only a gentle nudge and as Harpo said above you will hear a slight click ( best done - at the docks - when there are no engines running nearby ) the first time take a torch to ensure you are touching the right plastic. it is very simple a very quick. the Xenons light beams have the perfect amount of cut off and give you a little extra down the nearside too
when you return to the docks ( Europe to UK ) you will be able to reset them back without a torch and you will hear the now familiar click. ( obviously the drivers side lever to go up and the passenger side to go down )
tip to remember .....which ever side of the channel you're on, the levers need to go in the opposite direction to what you want the beam to do
in any event if you're not sure your dealer will be able to confirm what is to be done, our local garage kindly faxed over a copy of the notes for the R55/R56, but the photos weren't clear so I'd go and see 'em.
have fun on your excursion
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