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Q: How do I adjust the brightness of the dash lights?

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How do I adjust the brightness of the dash lights?

A: Adjusting the brightness of your dash helps...

Adjusting the brightness of your dash helps you preserve your night vision and drive more comfortably. It’s also easy to do on the Civic. Here’s how:

  1. Locate the brightness control knob on the dash of your car

  2. Turn it to the right to brighten the dash lights

  3. Turn it to the left to dim the lights


  • Turning it all the way to the right also turns on the interior dome light and other lights.

  • You’ll hear a beep when you’ve turned the lights all the way up.

  • You will see a brightness gauge on the information center if your car is equipped with the multi-information display system.

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