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Exterior Lighting

Exterior Lamp Controls 181

Exterior Lamps Off Reminder . . . 183 Headlamp High/Low-Beam

Changer 183

Flash-to-Pass 183

Daytime Running

Lamps (DRL) 183

Automatic Headlamp System . . . 183 Hazard Warning Flashers 184

Turn and Lane-Change

Signals 184

Cornering Lamps 185

Interior Lighting

Instrument Panel Illumination

Control 185

Courtesy Lamps 185

Dome Lamps 185

Reading Lamps 186

Lighting Features

Entry Lighting 186

Exit Lighting 187

Battery Load Management 187

Battery Power Protection 188

Exterior Lighting Battery

Saver 188


Exterior Lighting

Exterior Lamp Controls


The exterior lamp control is on the turn signal lever.

Turn the control to the following positions:

O : Turns the exterior lamps off and deactivates the AUTO mode. Turn to

O again to reactivate the AUTO mode.

In Canada, the headlamps will

automatically reactivate when the vehicle is shifted out of P (Park).

AUTO : Automatically turns the

exterior lamps on and off, depending on outside lighting.




; : Turns on the parking lamps including all lamps, except the


2 : Turns on the headlamps together with the parking lamps and

instrument panel lights.

IntelliBeam System

If equipped, this system turns the

vehicle's high-beam headlamps on and off according to surrounding traffic


The system turns the high-beam

headlamps on when it is dark enough and there is no other traffic present.

This light b comes on in the instrument cluster when the

IntelliBeam system is enabled.



Turning On and Enabling IntelliBeam


To enable the IntelliBeam system, press the button on the end of the turn signal lever when the exterior

lamp control is in the AUTO or 2

position. The blue high-beam on light appears on the instrument cluster

when the high beams are on.

Driving with IntelliBeam

The system only activates the high beams when driving over 40 km/h (25 mph).

There is a sensor near the top center of the windshield that automatically

controls the system. Keep this area of the windshield clear of debris to allow for best system performance.


The high-beam headlamps remain on, under the automatic control, until one of the following situations occurs:

. The system detects an

approaching vehicle's headlamps.

. The system detects a preceding vehicle's taillamps.

. The outside light is bright enough that high-beam headlamps are not required.

. The vehicle's speed drops below 20 km/h (12 mph).

. The IntelliBeam system is disabled by the button on the turn signal

lever. If this happens, press the button on the end of the turn

signal lever when the exterior

lamp control is in the AUTO or 2

position. The instrument cluster

light will come on to indicate the IntelliBeam is reactivated.

The high beams may not turn off

automatically if the system cannot

detect another vehicle's lamps because of any of the following:


. The other vehicle's lamps are

missing, damaged, obstructed from view, or otherwise undetected.

. The other vehicle's lamps are

covered with dirt, snow, and/or road spray.

. The other vehicle's lamps cannot be detected due to dense exhaust,

smoke, fog, snow, road spray, mist, or other airborne obstructions.

. The vehicle's windshield is dirty, cracked, or obstructed by

something that blocks the view of the light sensor.

. The vehicle is loaded such that the front end points upward, causing

the light sensor to aim high and not detect headlamps and


. The vehicle is being driven on winding or hilly roads.

The automatic high-beam headlamps may need to be disabled if any of the above conditions exist.


Exterior Lamp ControlsExterior Lamps Off ReminderHeadlamp High/Low-Beam ChangerFlash-to-PassDaytime Running Lamps (DRL)Automatic Headlamp SystemHazard Warning FlashersTurn and Lane-Change SignalsCornering Lamps