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Nissan Sentra Owners Manual: Headlight control switch

Type A
Type A

Type B
Type B

Lighting

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

Headlight Type B is equipped with front LED accent lights.

Type C
Type C

CAUTION

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

Type D
Type D

Autolight system (if so equipped)

The autolight system allows the headlights to be set so they turn on and off automatically. The autolight system can:


To turn on the autolight system:

  1. Turn the headlight switch to the AUTO position 1 .
  2. Turn the ignition key 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
Be sure you do not put anything on top ofposition.


Be sure you do not put anything on top of the autolight sensor 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 key in the ON position, your vehicle’s battery could become discharged.

Headlight beam select


  1. To select the high beam function, push the lever forward. The high beam lights come on and the Pull the lever back to select the low beam. light illuminates.

  2. Pull the lever back to select the low beam.
  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 position, the headlights will
turn off after a period of time.

WARNING

When the daytime running light system is active, tail lights on your vehicle are not on. It is necessary at dusk to turn on your headlights. Failure to do so could cause an accident injuring yourself and others.

Headlight and turn signal switch
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Instrument brightness control
Push the “+” button A to increase the brightness of instrument panel lights when driving at night. Push the “-” button B to decrease the brightness of instrument panel lights when dr ...

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Washing
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