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Old 05-28-2003, 08:37 PM   #1
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ok, last night i went out to my car, started it, and i was like, why aren't my headlamps on? i look down and my Twillight Sentinel dial is on. i fiddled with it and nothin. so i ended up hit the main switch. and my lights come on??? i see there isnt a fuse for the Sentinel? what am i missing?

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Take it out and check the connector ir might need to be cleaned... Maybe the switch is going. And look at the head lamp fuse....
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Sometimes the light sensor goes bad.
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On a 90?
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That is what Twilight Sentinel is... It senses when it is dark outside, and turns on your headlamps. It also leaves them on for a few minutes after you turn the car off.
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i got it to work this morning, well it doesn't have to sense the light anymore, i put the sensor under the dash so it always thinks its dark out. i just replaced the switch though, and it works good as new now. lol yea as far as i know, the bonneville has had it from at least '87. i know in 88 they made it standard on all SSE'*.
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book shows it as an option in 87... although i didnt get it... :(
ill just have to build cooler electrical tyhingies into the car...
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