Seat Leon >> Coming home / leaving home function*

After dark the area around the car is lit up with the aid of the coming home / leaving home function.

Coming home function*

To activate the function
– Put the light switch into the position for those vehicles fitted with the automatic lighting function. or in the “Auto” position for those vehicles fitted with the automatic lighting function.
– Remove key from ignition switch.

To deactivate the function
– Turn light switch to position 0

When the system is activated and it is dark, the coming home function will illuminate the vehicle and its surroundings by switching on the dipped headlights, rear lights and number plate lights when the driver's door is opened.

While one of the doors or the tailgate are open, the dipped headlights, the rear lights and the registration plate lighting remain on for about 90 seconds.

If, before this time is up, all of the doors and the tailgate are closed, another 40 seconds of lighting is given. However, if all of the doors and the tailgate are closed after the 90 seconds have passed, the system will be deactivated and the lights will not come on.

If you wish to reactivate the system, you must start from the beginning.

The lighting time is defined at the time of manufacture.

Leaving home function*
The function is activated when the vehicle is unlocked using the remote control. In the dark, the leaving home function will light the dipped beam lights, the rear lights and the registration plate lighting for about 40 seconds.

When the light switch is at position “0” the leaving home function is not activated.

Note
• If the vehicle is used often during the night for short trips using the coming home function, this will place a heavy demand on the battery. To avoid this, make longer journeys whenever possible.
• Observe all relevant statutory requirements when using the lighting systems described here.
• For those vehicles fitted with the “Dot Matrix” display, the Coming Home time (about 40 seconds) can be adjusted using the “Configuration, lights and visibility” menu.

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