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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Light Switches

uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluTurn Signals  
Turn Signals  
The turn signals can be used when the ignition  
switch is in ON (w*1  
Right Turn  
.
One-push turn signal  
When you lightly push up or down and release  
the turn signal lever, the exterior turn signals  
and turn signal indicator blink three times.  
Left Turn  
This feature can be used when signalling for a  
lane change.  
1Light Switches  
Light Switches  
If you remove the key from the ignition switch while  
the lights are on, a light on reminder chime sounds  
when you open the driver’s door.  
Manual Operation  
Rotating the light switch turns the lights on  
and off, regardless of the position of the  
ignition switch*1.  
High Beams  
Models with high voltage discharge tube bulbs  
Repeatedly turning the headlights on and off reduces  
the life of the HID headlight bulbs.  
If you sense that the level of the headlights is  
abnormal, have the vehicle inspected by a dealer.  
High beams  
Push the lever forward until you hear a click.  
Low beams  
Flashing the high beams  
Low Beams  
When in high beams, pull the lever back to  
return to low beams.  
Do not leave the lights on when the engine is off  
because it will cause the battery to discharge.  
Flashing the high beams  
Turns on position, tail, and  
rear licence plate lights  
Pull the lever back, and release it.  
Turns on headlights, position,  
tail, and rear licence plate lights  
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
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uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluLight Switches  
1Automatic Lighting Control*  
Automatic Lighting Control*  
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.  
Automatic lighting control can be used when  
the ignition switch is in ON (w*1  
.
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.  
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.  
Light Sensor  
Automatic Lighting Off Feature  
The headlights, all other exterior lights, and the instrument panel lights turn off 15  
seconds after you remove the key or set the power mode to VEHICLE OFF (LOCK),  
take the remote with you, and close the driver’s door. However, when the switch is  
in  
, the parking lights remain on.  
If you turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0*1 with the headlight switch on, but do  
not open the door, the lights turn off after 10 minutes (three 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.  
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
* Not available on all models  
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