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Headlights on Auto

Discussion in 'Model S' started by FloridaGary, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. FloridaGary

    FloridaGary Member

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    Like most of you, I've had my headlights set to Auto since the day I picked up my S. About a week ago, I decided to turn off the lights since I do mostly day driving and my headlights only turn on when going under a bridge or pulling into my garage. Next day I noticed that my setting returned to Auto. I turned it off again and it seems to repeatedly default to Auto. Is this normal?
     
  2. msnow

    msnow Active Member

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    I assume you're turning auto on/off in Settings? I don't think that should change unless it's part of a driver profile that is saved but even then it shouldn't work that way.
     
  3. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Hey! I was gonna say that and you beat me to it.
     
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    Owner's Guide pg. 50.
    Exterior lights are set to AUTO each time you start Model S. Touch these options to
    temporarily change the exterior light setting:

    So they always start on AUTO and selecting other settings is temporary until you deselect them or start the car again.
     
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  5. DoubleE

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    Anyone else notice that when switching to "Off" position, the headlights don't immediately turn off? Or is it just my vehicle?
     
  6. FloridaGary

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    Thanks. I completely missed that in the manual. Glad to know its not a software issue.
     
  7. FloridaGary

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    Mine turn off immediately
     
  8. GasKilla

    GasKilla No Gas Know Peace

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    There is a setting for lights on after exit, perhaps you have that on and are unaware
     

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