How to Turn the Lights Off in a Car

March 4, 2023

how to turn the lights off in a car

Whether you are driving home from work, or you have just parked your car and want to turn off the lights without turning the engine off first, it’s important that you know how to do this. After all, it is not only safe to do so, but it’s also a simple task that can save you money in the long run.

How to Turn the Headlights Off

In many modern vehicles, the headlight controls are located on a lever that can be pushed towards the steering wheel. This lever will have a knob that can show symbols for off, auto, and on.

The knob should be toggled to the off position and then pushed forward until it turns off. This will turn off the headlights automatically, which can be a useful feature in low-light situations.

How to Turn the Interior Lights Off

The interior lights in your vehicle are meant to function both manually via switches on the roof, doors, and dashboard, as well as automatically whenever you open or close them. If the lights in your car don’t go off after you have opened a door or closed it, there could be something wrong with one of these switches.

What to Check for

The most likely cause of your lights not going off is that there are some switches on the car that have been accidentally left in place. The easiest way to find out if these switches are broken is to try to push them.


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