Headlight control switch

Headlight control switch  - Headlight and turn signal switch - Instruments and controls - Infiniti JX Owners Manual - Infiniti JX

Lighting

1 When turning the switch to the

1 When turning the switch to the position, the front parking, tail, license plate and instrument panel lights come on. position, the front parking, tail, license plate and instrument panel lights come on.
2 When turning the switch to the position, the headlights come on and all the other lights remain on. position, the headlights come on and all the other lights remain on.

CAUTION
Use the headlights with the engine running to avoid discharging the vehicle battery.

Autolight system

The autolight system allows the headlights to turn on and off automatically. The autolight system can:

The autolight system allows the headlights to turn on and off automatically. The autolight system can:

● Turn on the headlights, front parking, tail, license plate and instrument panel lights automatically when it is dark.
● Turn off all the lights when it is light.
● Keep all the lights on for a period of time after you place the ignition switch in the OFF position and all doors are closed.

NOTE:
Autolight activation sensitivity and the time delay for autolight shutoff can be adjusted.

See Vehicle information display in this section.

To turn on the autolight system:

1. Turn the headlight switch to the AUTO position 1.
2. Turn the ignition switch to ON.
3. The autolight system automatically turns the headlights on and off.

Initially, if the ignition switch is turned OFF and a door is opened and left open, the headlights remain ON for a period of time. If another door is opened while the headlights are on, then the timer is reset.

To turn the autolight system off, turn the switch to the OFF, position., or position.

Be sure you do not put anything on top of the autolight sensor 1 located in the top side of the instrument panel. The autolight sensor controls the autolight; if it is covered, the autolight sensor reacts as if it is dark out and the headlights will illuminate.

Be sure you do not put anything on top of the autolight sensor 1 located in the top side of the instrument panel. The autolight sensor controls the autolight; if it is covered, the autolight sensor reacts as if it is dark out and the headlights will illuminate.

If this occurs while parked with the engine off and the ignition switch placed in the ON position, your vehicles battery could become discharged.

1 Pull the lever back to select the low beam.

1 Pull the lever back to select the low beam.
2 To select the high beam function, push the lever forward. The high beam lights come on and the3 Pulling and releasing the lever flashes the headlight high beams on and off.  light illuminates.
3 Pulling and releasing the lever flashes the headlight high beams on and off.

Battery saver system

If the ignition switch is placed in the OFF position while the headlight switch is in the or  position, the headlights will or turn off after a period of time. position, the headlights will turn off after a period of time.

After the headlights automatically turn off with the headlight switch in the CAUTION position, the headlights will illuminate again if the headlight switch is moved to the OFF position and then turned to the CAUTION position.

CAUTION
Even though the battery saver feature automatically turns off the headlights after a period of time, you should turn the headlight switch to the OFF position when the engine is not running to avoid discharging the vehicle battery.

Headlight aiming control

Depending on the number of occupants in the vehicle and the load it is carrying, the headlight axis may be higher than desired. If the vehicle is traveling on a hilly road, the headlights may directly hit the rearview mirror of the vehicle ahead or the windshield of the oncoming vehicle. The light axis can be lowered with the operation of the switch.

Depending on the number of occupants in the vehicle and the load it is carrying, the headlight axis may be higher than desired. If the vehicle is traveling on a hilly road, the headlights may directly hit the rearview mirror of the vehicle ahead or the windshield of the oncoming vehicle. The light axis can be lowered with the operation of the switch.

The larger the number designated on the switch, the lower the axis.

When traveling without a heavy load or on a flat road, select position 0.

WARNING
Xenon headlights are extremely bright compared to conventional headlights. If the xenon headlights hit the rearview mirror of the vehicle ahead or the windshield of oncoming vehicle, the driver of these vehicles may have difficulty driving because of the brightness. Use the headlight aiming control switch to lower the light axis. See Xenon headlights earlier in this section for additional information.

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