Buick Regal Owners & Service Manuals

Buick Regal: Exterior Lamp Controls

The exterior lamp control is on the

The exterior lamp control is on the instrument panel to the left of the steering column.

There are four positions.

deactivates the AUTO mode. Turn : Turns the exterior lamps off and deactivates the AUTO mode. Turn to AUTO mode. again to reactivate the AUTO mode.

In Canada, the headlamps will automatically reactivate when the vehicle is shifted out of P (Park).

AUTO : Turns the exterior lamps on and off automatically depending on outside lighting.

including all lamps, except the: Turns on the parking lamps including all lamps, except the headlamps.

together with the parking lamps and: Turns on the headlamps together with the parking lamps and instrument panel lights.

Exterior Lamps Off Reminder

A warning chime sounds if the driver door is opened while the ignition is off and the exterior lamps are on.

Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer

Push the turn signal lever away from you and release to turn the high beams on. To return to low beams, push the lever again or pull it toward you and release.

This indicator light turns on in the

This indicator light turns on in the instrument cluster when the high-beam headlamps are on.

Flash-to-Pass

To flash the high beams, pull the turn signal lever toward you, and release.

Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)

DRL can make it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during the day. Fully functional DRL are required on all vehicles first sold in Canada.

The DRL will come on when all of the following conditions are met:

  • The ignition is on.
  • The exterior lamps control is in AUTO.
  • The light sensor determines it is daytime.
  • The parking brake is released or the vehicle is not in P (Park).

When the DRL are on, the taillamps, sidemarker lamps, instrument panel lights, and other lamps will not be on.

The DRL turn off when the headlamps are turned to ignition is off. For vehicles first sold or the ignition is off. For vehicles first sold in Canada, the DRL can only be turned off when the vehicle is parked.

This vehicle may have a DRL disabling function. When the DRL are on and a turn signal is activated, the DRL on that side will be off until the turn signal goes off.

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