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Old 02-18-2003, 01:46 AM   #1
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Default Automatic headlights- How do you turn this feature off!

Im planning on disabling my daytime running lights as instructed on this board. My other gripe is the automatic headlights. I dont know about you all but *I* want to decide when my headlights come on, especially when I like to drive with just my fogs and parking lights on . If its dark , as soon as the key hits ACC the lights turn on and it almost kills my battery on a cold morning to turn the car over. Is there a way to be able to operate the headlights only by the interior switch and by pass the auto feature?
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Turn the delay ring all the way to the right until it clicks.
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i thought if you turned the twilight sentinel **** all the way to the right the headlights just stay on longer once you get out of the car, most of the time its all the way to the left after the little "click". if its dark and I come to a complete stop i have to put it in Park and then flip the switch to the right and back to the left for the lights to turn off.
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Sounds to me that your Twilight Sentinal System isn't working properly then if it'* draining your battery every morning! As for "disabling" your Headlights, well up here that'* a big time fine for a car built after 1991! In fact, it could get your car impounded for being "unsafe" to drive" too if the cops feels like it! I can tell you this though, fixing the Twilight System will be cheaper in the long run than all the $500+ fines you're gonna get!
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Before you start the car, make sure the Twilight Sentenial **** is OFF. Then, turn the car on, and there will be no lights on. Then you can pull the little **** out to turn on your lights. If you have the same setup I do, which I think you do.
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my sentenial light switch is off and my lights turn on with my car... i want this feature off! any ideas?? its a 1997, disabled DRL'*... SSE.... help?
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my sentenial light switch is off and my lights turn on with my car... i want this feature off! any ideas?? its a 1997, disabled DRL'*... SSE.... help?
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I seriously doubt there'* going to be an easy way to do this. The US is following in Canada'* footsteps and considering this a safety feature.

Try digging through http://www.cybrrpartspro.com/Manual%...delLookup.html
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I'm all for daytime running lights and it doesn't make sense to disable it. It IS a safety feature, cars are much more visible during the day with them. Also it helps against ******** who like to drive around in fog, or when it'* just before dark without lights.
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i want to disable all of these because i like driving with my fog lights and parking lights on until it gets too dark to see, but my headlights come on when its still sunny.... i want that to stop, any way of disabling my sensor?
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