Honda Accord: Instrument Panel Brightness - Instruments and Controls - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Instrument Panel Brightness

The select/reset knob on the

The select/reset knob on the instrument panel controls the brightness of the instrument panel lights. Turn the knob to adjust the brightness with the ignition switch in the ON (II) position and the parking lights on.

The level of brightness is shown on

The level of brightness is shown on the information display while you adjust it. It goes out about 5 seconds after you finish adjusting.

To reduce glare at night, the instrument panel illumination dims when you turn the light switch to . Turning the select/ or reset knob to the right until you hear. Turning the select/ reset knob to the right until you hear a beep will cancel the reduced brightness.

The instrument panel will illuminate with reduced brightness when you unlock and open the driver’s door.

The brightness will increase slightly when you insert the key in the ignition switch, then go to normal brightness when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position.

If you do not insert the key in the ignition switch after opening the driver’s door, the illumination turns off about 30 seconds after you close the door.

If you insert the key but do not turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, the illumination turns off in about 10 seconds.

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