Mazda 2: Lighting Control

Headlights

Turn the headlight switch to turn the headlights, other exterior lights and instrument panel illumination on or off.

When the lights are turned on, the lights-on indicator light in the instrument cluster turns on.


NOTE

To prevent discharging the battery, do not leave the lights on while the engine is off unless safety requires them.

Without auto-light control

Without auto-light control


Without auto-light control


*1 If the driver's door is opened or 30 s have elapsed with the headlights turned on, the headlights turn off.

With auto-light control

With auto-light control


With auto-light control


*1 The headlight and other light settings switch automatically depending on the surrounding brightness detected by the sensor.

*2 While the lights are turned on, they will remain on even if the ignition is switched to a position other than ON .

If the driver’s door is opened or 30 s have elapsed with the headlights turned on, the headlights turn off.

*3 When the ignition is switched to a position other than ON , the lights will not turn on even if the light switch is switched to .

*4 If the driver’s door is opened or 30 s have elapsed with the headlights turned on, the headlights turn off.

Auto-light control

When the headlight switch is in the position and the ignition is
switched ON, the light sensor senses the surrounding lightness or darkness and automatically turns the headlights, other exterior lights and instrument panel illumination on or off (see chart above).

CAUTION

NOTE

Headlight High-Low Beam

The headlights switch between high and low beams by moving the lever forward or backward.

Headlight High-Low Beam


When the headlight high-beams are on, the headlight high-beam indicator light is turned on.


Flashing the Headlights

Can be used when the ignition is switched ON.

To fl ash the headlights, pull the lever fully towards you (the headlight switch does not need to be on).

Flashing the Headlights


The headlight high-beam indicator light in the instrument cluster illuminates simultaneously. The lever will return to the normal position when released.


Coming Home Light System

When the surroundings are dark while leaving your vehicle, visibility at the front of the vehicle can be assured for a certain period of time.

When the ignition is switched to ACC or off, the headlights illuminate when the lever is pulled. The headlights turn off after a certain period of time has elapsed after the doors are closed.

Coming Home Light System


NOTE

Leaving Home Light System

When the surroundings are dark while approaching your vehicle, visibility at the front of the vehicle can be assured for a certain period of time.

When the ignition switch and the headlight switch are as indicated below, the headlights will illuminate when the transmitter unlock button is pressed and the vehicle receives the transmitter signal.

The headlights turn off after a certain period of time has elapsed (30 seconds).

Leaving Home Light System


NOTE

Headlight Levelling *

The number of passengers and weight of cargo in the luggage compartment change the angle of the headlights.

Auto type

The angle of the headlights will be automatically adjusted when turning on the headlights.

Manual type

The headlight levelling switch is used to adjust the angle of the headlights manually.

Manual type


Select the proper headlight angle from the following chart.


×: Yes

—: No

Running Lights *

Some countries require moving vehicles to have their lights on (running lights) during the daytime.

The running lights turn on automatically when the vehicle starts moving.

They turn off when the parking brake is operated or the shift lever is shifted to the P position (automatic transaxle vehicle).

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