Honda CR-V: Light Switches / Manual Operation

Honda CR-V 2017-2024 Owner's Manual / Controls / Operating the Switches Around the Steering Wheel / Light Switches / Manual Operation

Rotating the light switch turns the lights on 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

When in high beams, pull the lever back to return to low beams.

Flashing the high beams

Pull the lever back, and release it.

Canadian models

Lights off

Turn the lever to OFF either when:

  • The transmission is in Honda CR-V. Manual Operation.
  • The parking brake is applied.

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 Honda CR-V. Manual Operation and the parking brake is released.
  • The vehicle starts to move.

Honda CR-V. Manual Operation

Models without smart entry system

If you remove the key from the ignition switch with the lights on, a light on reminder chime sounds when you open the driver's door.

Models with smart entry 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.

All models

When the lights are on, the lights on indicator in the instrument panel will be on.

Do not leave the lights on when the engine is off because it will cause the battery to discharge.

If you sense that the level of the headlights is abnormal, have the vehicle inspected by a dealer.

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