All of the lights, except the hazard warning lights, are controlled by switches to the left of the steering column on the instrument panel.
Interior lights are turned on when a door or liftgate is opened, the keyless entry transmitter is activated, or when the dimmer control is moved to the extreme top.
The interior lights will automatically turn off in about 15 minutes if any of the following occur.
- A door, sliding door or the liftgate is left open.
- Any overhead reading light is left on.
- If the dimmer control is in the extreme top position
NOTE: The key must be out of the ignition switch or the ignition switch must be in the OFF position for this feature to operate.
Turn this switch to the first detent to turn the park lights on. This also turns on all instrument panel lighting.
Turn the headlight switch to the 2nd detent to turn the headlights and park lights on. This also turns on all instrument panel lighting.
To change the brightness of the instrument panel lights, rotate the dimmer control up or down.
With the park lights or headlights on, rotating the dimmer control for the interior lights on the instrument panel upward will increase the brightness of the instrument panel lights
Dome Light Position
Rotate the dimmer control completely upward to the second detent (extreme top position) to turn on the interior lights, except the front reading/courtesy lights. The interior lights will remain on when the dimmer control is in this position.
Interior light Defeat (OFF)
Rotate the dimmer control to the OFF position (extreme bottom). The interior lights will remain off when the doors or liftgate are open.
Parade Mode (Daytime Brightness Feature)
Rotate the dimmer control to the first detent. This feature brightens the odometer, radio and overhead displays when the park lights or headlights are on.
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
This system automatically turns your headlights ON or OFF based on ambient light levels. To turn the system ON, turn the headlight switch to the extreme counterclockwise position. When the system is ON, the Headlight Time Delay feature is also ON. This means your headlights will stay ON for up to 90 seconds after you turn the ignition switch OFF. To turn the Automatic System OFF, turn the headlight switch clockwise to the OFF position.
NOTE: The engine must be running before the headlights will come ON in the Automatic mode.
Daytime Running Lights (Canada/Fleet Vehicles Only)
The Daytime Running Lights will come on whenever the vehicle is running, the headlights are off, and the parking brake is off. The headlight switch must be used for normal night time driving.
If the headlights or the park lights are left on, or if the dimmer control is in the extreme top position after the ignition switch is turned off, a chime will sound when the driver’s door is opened
This feature provides battery protection to avoid wearing down the battery if the headlights, park lights, or front fog lights are left on for extended periods of time when the ignition switch is in the LOCK position. After 3 minutes of the ignition switch being in the LOCK position and the headlight switch in any position other than OFF or AUTO, the lights will turn off automatically until the next cycle of the ignition switch or headlight switch
The battery protection feature will be disabled if the ignition switch is turned to any other position other than LOCK during the 3 minute delay.
Headlamp Delay — If Equipped
This feature provides the safety of headlight illumination for up to 90 seconds, when leaving your vehicle in an unlighted area.
To activate the delay feature, turn off the ignition switch while the headlights are still on. Then turn off the headlights within 45 seconds. The 90 second delay interval begins when headlight switch is turned off. If the headlights or park lights are turned back on or the ignition switch is turned on, the delay will be cancelled
The driver can choose, when exiting the vehicle, to have the headlamps remain on for 30, 60, or 90 seconds, or not remain on. refer to Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) “Customer Programmable Features” for more information.
If the headlights are turned off before the ignition, they will turn off in the normal manner.
NOTE: The headlights must be turned off within 45 seconds of turning the ignition off to activate this feature.
Front Fog Lights — If Equipp
To activate the front fog lights, turn on the park lights or the low beam headlights and pull out on the headlight switch control knob. An indicator in the headlight switch shows that the front fog lights are on. Pressing the headlight switch control knob in will turn the front fog lights off.