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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Light Switches

uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluLight Switches  
Light Switches  
1Light Switches  
Manual Operation  
Models without keyless access system  
Rotating the light switch turns the lights on  
High Beams  
If you remove the key from the ignition switch while  
the lights are on, a chime sounds when the driver's  
door is opened.  
and off, regardless of the power mode setting  
or position of the ignition switch.  
High beams  
Push the lever forward until you hear a click.  
Low beams  
Models with keyless access system  
If you leave the power mode in VEHICLE OFF (LOCK)  
while the lights are on, a chime sounds when the  
driver’s door is opened.  
When in high beams, pull the lever back to  
return to low beams.  
Flashing the high beams  
Low Beams  
Flashing the high beams  
Pull the lever back, and release it.  
Lights off  
Turn the lever to OFF either when:  
The shift lever is in (P. (continuously  
variable transmission models)  
The parking brake is applied.  
All models  
Turns on position, tail, and rear  
licence plate lights  
When the lights are on, the lights on indicator in the  
instrument panel will be on.  
2 Indicators P. 109  
Turns on headlights, position,  
tail, and rear licence plate lights  
Do not leave the lights on when the engine is off  
because it will cause the battery to discharge.  
Your vehicle is equipped with the automatic  
headlight adjusting system that automatically adjusts  
the vertical angle of the low beam headlights. If you  
find a significant change in the vertical angle of the  
headlights, there may be a problem with the system.  
Have your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
To turn the lights on again, turn the lever to  
OFF to cancel the lights off mode. Even if you  
do not cancel the lights off mode, the lights  
come on automatically when:  
The transmission is taken out of (P  
(continuously variable transmission models)  
and the parking brake is released.  
The vehicle starts to move.  
Continued  
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uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluLight Switches  
1Automatic Operation (automatic lighting control)  
Automatic Operation (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  
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 the light switch is in AUTO, the  
headlights and other exterior lights will switch  
on and off automatically depending on the  
ambient brightness.  
Models without automatic  
intermittent wipers  
The headlights come on when you unlock a  
door in dark areas with the headlight switch in  
AUTO.  
Light Sensor  
u Once you lock the door, the headlights  
will go off.  
Models with automatic  
intermittent wipers  
Light Sensor  
*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  
1Headlight Integration with Wipers  
Headlight Integration with Wipers  
This feature activates while the headlights are off in  
AUTO. The instrument panel brightness does not  
change when the headlights come on.  
The headlights automatically come on when the wipers are used several times within  
a certain number of intervals with the headlight switch in AUTO.  
The headlights automatically go off a few minutes later if the wipers are stopped.  
At dark ambient light levels, the automatic lighting  
control feature turns on the headlights, regardless of  
the number of wiper sweeps.  
Automatic Lighting Off Feature  
Models without keyless access system  
You can turn the headlight integration with wipers  
function on and off.  
Models with colour audio system  
2 Customized Features P. 158  
Models with Display Audio  
The headlights, all other exterior lights, and the instrument panel lights turn off 15  
seconds after you remove the key, and close the driver’s door.  
Models with keyless access system  
The headlights, all other exterior lights, and the instrument panel lights turn off 15  
seconds after you set the power mode to VEHICLE OFF(LOCK), take the remote with  
you, and close the driver’s door.  
2 Customized Features P. 413  
1Automatic Operation (automatic lighting control)  
All models  
You can change the headlight auto off timer setting.  
Models with colour audio system  
However, when the switch is in  
, the position lights remain on.  
2 Customized Features P. 158  
Models with Display Audio  
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 (3 minutes, if the switch is in  
the AUTO position).  
2 Customized Features P. 413  
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.  
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