Automatic Lighting Off Feature

Honda Pilot / Honda Pilot 2009-2024 Owner's Manual / Controls / Operating the Switches Around the Steering Wheel / Light Switches / 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 but do not open the door, the lights turn off after 10 minutes (three minutes, if  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.

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. 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 Lights

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