Automatic Operation (automatic lighting control)

Automatic lighting control can be used when

Automatic lighting control can be used when the ignition switch is in ON .

When you turn the light switch to AUTO, the headlights and other exterior lights will switch on and off automatically depending on the ambient brightness.

- You can change the auto light sensitivity setting.

■ Automatic lighting off feature
The headlights, all other exterior lights, and the instrument panel lights turn off within 15 seconds after you remove the key and close the driver’s door.

- You can change the headlight auto off timer setting.

If you turn the ignition switch to LOCK do not with the headlight switch on, but do not open the door, the lights turn off after 10 minutes (3 minutes, if the switch is in the AUTO position).

The lights turn on again when you unlock or open the driver’s door. If you unlock the door, but do not open it within 15 seconds, the lights go off. If you open the driver’s door, you will hear a lights on reminder chime.

We recommend that you turn on the lights manually when driving at night, in a dense fog, or in dark areas such as long tunnels or parking facilities.

The light sensor is in the location shown below.

Do not cover this light sensor with anything; otherwise, the automatic lighting system may not work properly.

Adjust the auto light sensitivity as follows

Adjust the auto light sensitivity as follows

Fog Light

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