2017-2018 Cayenne – Manual

2017-2018 Cayenne – Manual

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Setting light switch

Fig 133: Light switch

Light switch

Lights off
When the ignition is switched on, the daytime running lights are on.

Automatic driving light assistant
The daytime running lights are automatically switched on in daylight when the ignition is switched on.

Parking light
Side lights, Side marker lights, license plate light, instrument lighting are switched on, daytime driving lights switched off.

Low beam/driving lights
Only when the ignition is on. Fog lights, freeway light, daytime running lights and high beam assistant are off.

Fog lights
Pull switch to first click in low beam or parking light position. The light indicator comes on.

Rear fog light
Pull switch to second click in low beam or parking light position. The light indicator comes on.

If the vehicle key is removed and the door is opened while the lights are on, an audible signal (gong) warns of possible battery discharge. Depending on the country deviations are possible.

Low beam/driving lights

If the light switch is set to the position, the low beam is automatically switched on in the following situations:

  1. Dusk
  2. Darkness
  3. Driving through tunnels
  4. Rain
  5. Highway driving (on vehicles with Porsche Dynamic Light System PDLS and PDLS Plus)

When the low beam is switched on, the light indicator on the speedometer lights up.

Fog is not automatically detected.

  • In the event of fog, switch on driving lights manually.

Freeway function in daylight
The driving lights are activated at driving speeds of more than approx. 88 mph (140 km/h) in daylight when the daytime running lights are deactivated. At speeds of less than approx. 40 mph (65 km/h) the driving lights are switched off after a delay of around 4 minutes, external lighting conditions permitting.

Rain function
The driving lights are switched on automatically after five seconds of continuous wiper operation. If the wipers have not been used for approx. 4 minutes, the driving lights are switched off, provided the lighting conditions permit.

Automatic driving light assistant

The driving lights (low beams) are switched on and off automatically depending on the ambient brightness.

Activating automatic driving light assistant:

  • Turn light switch to setting.
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