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approximately four minutes after the wipers completely
stop. Refer to “Windshield Wipers and Washers” in this
section for further information.
NOTE: When your headlights come on during the
daytime, the instrument panel lights will automatically
dim to the lower nighttime intensity. Refer to “Lights” in
this section for further information.
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped
The SmartBeam™ system provides increased forward
lighting at night by automating high beam control
through the use of a digital camera mounted on the
inside rearview mirror. This camera detects vehicle spe-
cific light and automatically switches from high beams to
low beams until the approaching vehicle is out of view.
NOTE: If the windshield or SmartBeam™ mirror is
replaced, the SmartBeam™ mirror must be re-aimed to
ensure proper performance. See your local authorized
1. Select “Auto High Beams.” Refer to “Electronic Ve-
hicle Information Center (EVIC)/Customer-
Programmable Features” in “Understanding Your Instru-
ment Panel” for further information.
2. Turn the end of the multifunction lever to the AUTO
3. Push the multifunction lever away from you (toward
front of vehicle) to engage the high beam mode.
NOTE: This system will not activate until the vehicle is
at or above 20 mph (32 km/h).
1. Pull back on the multifunction lever to manually
deactivate the system (normal operation of low beams).
2. Push back on the multifunction lever once again to
reactivate the system.
102 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE