Headlights turn on when rear open, Ignition OFF

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Maybe this is operator error:
Jeep off, FOB out of vehicle.
While unloading the rear cargo, each time I open the rear tailgate the headlights will turn on until I lock it with the FOB.
Annoying to me and my neighbor across the street.
What am I doing wrong here??
Thanks.
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Greetings Group.
2019 JLU
Maybe this is operator error:
Jeep off, FOB out of vehicle.
While unloading the rear cargo, each time I open the rear tailgate the headlights will turn on until I lock it with the FOB.
Annoying to me and my neighbor across the street.
What am I doing wrong here??
Thanks.
Mine works like this-
Lights on auto
Jeep unlocked
Fob in house
Open tailgate
No headlights
NEXT-
Lights on auto
Jeep unlocked
Fob in pocket
Open tailgate
Lights come on

Hope this helps.
 

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Mine works like this-
Lights on auto
Jeep unlocked
Fob in house
Open tailgate
No headlights
NEXT-
Lights on auto
Jeep unlocked
Fob in pocket
Open tailgate
Lights come on

Hope this helps.
Thanks SP, I know mine comes on in a bunch of different door openings, and closings. I've just never looked that close.
 

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Maybe this is operator error:
Jeep off, FOB out of vehicle.
While unloading the rear cargo, each time I open the rear tailgate the headlights will turn on until I lock it with the FOB.
Annoying to me and my neighbor across the street.
What am I doing wrong here??
Thanks.
If you have prox, touching the tailgate handle (or a front door handle) is the same as hitting the unlock button, which triggers approach illumination. You can turn it off in Uconnect under Lights if you want.
 

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Thanks SP, I know mine comes on in a bunch of different door openings, and closings. I've just never looked that close.
The lights continually come on as I'm working or cleaning annoyed me too. So I just took a few minutes to experiment. The "key" is to get the fob away from the vehicle.
 

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If you have prox, touching the tailgate handle (or a front door handle) is the same as hitting the unlock button, which triggers approach illumination. You can turn it off in Uconnect under Lights if you want.
This too.
 

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The lights continually come on as I'm working or cleaning annoyed me too. So I just took a few minutes to experiment. The "key" is to get the fob away from the vehicle.
Oh yeah Jim, cleaning around the door handles drives the system crazy. I'll leave the FOB behind next time. Thanks for the tip.
 
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