Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Daytime running light system (Canada only)

The headlights automatically illuminate at a reduced intensity when the engine is started with the parking brake released. The daytime running lights operate with the headlight switch in the OFF position or in the Turn the position.
Turn the headlight switch to the for full position
for full illumination when driving at night.

If the parking brake is applied before the engine is started, the daytime running lights do not illuminate.

The daytime running lights illuminate when the parking brake is released. The daytime running lights will remain on until the ignition switch is placed in the OFF position.

WARNING

When the daytime running light system is active, tail lights on your vehicle are not on. It is necessary at dusk to turn on your headlights. Failure to do so could cause an accident injuring yourself and others.

    Headlight control switch
    Lighting 1 When turning the switch to the position, the front parking, tail, license plate and instrument panel lights come on. 2 When turning the switch to the position, the headlights com ...

    Instrument brightness control
    Push the “+” button A to increase the brightness of instrument panel lights when driving at night. Push the “-” button B to decrease the brightness of instrument panel lights when driv ...

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    Vehicle information display warnings and indicators
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