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Is there a way to turn auto headlights OFF ?

Mr. Wonderful

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Apr 19, 2021
133
79
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
When I go to settings for lights, it seems to always be on AUTO, even though I always switch the setting to OFF.
My car is parked in the garage, so the car thinks it's night time and decided to come on.
I have not been able to find a way to keep the setting on OFF because it always goes back to AUTO setting.
There is no "save" button on that page.

After finding a few threads on this topic, I've read keeping lights on OFF is not possible.
Cycling the lights on at start-up is not good for the bulbs over the long term..
 
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frankvb

Supporting Member
Supporting Member
Feb 29, 2020
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574
San Diego, CA
Don't worry too much, cycling LEDs om/off is not nearly as bad as it is for old-fashioned lights. These LEDs should last the lifetime of the car.
 

andaconda

Member
Apr 3, 2021
223
126
S.W. Montana
When I go to settings for lights, it seems to always be on AUTO, even though I always switch the setting to OFF.
My car is parked in the garage, so the car thinks it's night time and decided to come on.
I have not been able to find a way to keep the setting on OFF because it always goes back to AUTO setting.
There is no "save" button on that page.

After finding a few threads on this topic, I've read keeping lights on OFF is not possible.
Cycling the lights on at start-up is not good for the bulbs over the long term..
I've got my headlights set to off in my driver profile. However for some reason when I get about 150 feet from the driveway, they turn on (maybe it wants to warn people as I cross the sidewalk?)
 

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