Originally Posted by yutzybrian
How did you disable the automatic headlights? I know our cars are different but it might give me an idea of how to do it on mine.
-Took off the trim panel up in the front of the dash.
-Found the light sensor (I forget it'* exact name).
-The sensor is in a socket just like a 194-sized light bulb, you pull it out of there just like a bulb (yours may be different, not sure).
-IIRC, the sensor works by measuring the amount of light outside, and creating resistance so the car can adjust the brightness of your headlights accordingly. If you can bypass the sensor, there will be no resistance in the line and the car will "think" it'* really bright out all the time, the auto lights will not come on.
-I played around with different ways of bypassing it, and I ended up taking a small piece of aluminum foil and folding it over the base of the sensor, and plugged it in with the foil on it. It seems to work just fine.
I got the idea from this thread.
Hope that helped.