Dodge Nitro: Illuminated entry - Things to know before starting your vehicle - Dodge Nitro Owner's ManualDodge Nitro: Illuminated entry

The interior lights come on when you open any door or use the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter to unlock any door. They will remain on for approximately 30 seconds after all doors are closed then fade to off. The lights also will fade to off if you turn on the ignition after you close all the doors. Refer to “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)/Personal Settings (Customer- Programmable Features)” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.

NOTE: None of the courtesy lights will operate if the dimmer control is in the “defeat” position (extreme downward position), unless the overhead map/reading lights are turned on manually.

    Vehicle security alarm
    The Vehicle Security Alarm monitors the vehicle doors, liftgate, and ignition for unauthorized operation. When the Vehicle Security Alarm is activated, the alarm provides both audible and visual ...

    Remote keyless entry (RKE)
    This system allows you to lock or unlock the doors and liftgate or activate the Panic Alarm from distances up to approximately 66 ft (20 m) using your Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. The ...

    See also:

    Display Units In
    The EVIC can be changed between English and Metric units of measure. The units apply to the Outside Temperature, Average Fuel Economy, Distance to Empty, and Tire Pressure displays. To make your ...

    Installing tire pressure warning valves and transmitters (vehicleswith a tire pressure warning system)
    When replacing tires or wheels, tire pressure warning valves and transmitters must also be installed. When new tire pressure warning valves and transmitters are installed, new tire pressure warning ...

    Integrated two-stage booster cushion
    Volvo's optional integrated booster cushions are located in the outboard seating positions. These booster cushions have been specially designed to help safeguard children in the rear seat. They ...