Toyota Yaris: Headlights and turn signals
Except for Canada
To turn on the following lights: Twist the headlight/turn signal lever knob.
Position 1—Parking, tail, license plate, side marker and instrument panel lights For Canada—The tail light indicator (green light) on the instrument panel will tell you that the tail lights are on.
Position 2—Headlights and all of the above Except for Canada—The headlight low beam indicator light (green light) on the instrument panel will tell you that the low beams are on.
Light reminder buzzer
A buzzer will remind you to turn the lights off when the driver’s door is opened if you remove the key with the headlight switch on.
To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the lights on for a long period when the engine is not running.
Daytime running light system (on some models)
The daytime running light system can make it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during the day. This system can be helpful in many different driving conditions, but they can be especially helpful in the short periods after dawn and before sunset.
This system will make your headlights come on at a reduced brightness when: The engine is running.
The parking brake is released.
The headlight/turn signal lever knob is in the “OFF” position.
To turn on the other exterior lights and instrument panel lights, twist the knob to position 1.
Twist the knob to position 2 to turn the headlights to full intensity for night driving.
High-Low beams—For high beams, turn the headlights on and push the lever away from you (position 1). Pull the lever toward you (position 2) for low beams.
The headlight high beam indicator light (blue light) on the instrument panel will tell you that the high beams are on.
Flashing the high beam headlights (position 3)—Pull the lever all the way back. The high beam headlights turn off when you release the lever.
You can flash the high beam headlights with the knob turned to “OFF”.
To signal a turn, push the headlight/ turn signal lever up or down to position 1.
The key must be in the “ON” position.
The lever automatically returns after you make a turn, but you may have to return it by hand after you change lanes.
To signal a lane change, move the lever up or down to the pressure point (position 2) and hold it.
If the turn signal indicator lights (green lights) on the instrument panel flash faster than normal, a front or rear turn signal bulb is burned out. See “Replacing light bulbs”.
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