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Old 06-21-2003, 11:27 PM   #1
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Default HeadLights won't turn off.....

This has happened a couple of times in the last wek. Headlights come on normally but won't shut off until I disconnect the battery. Any Ideas whats wrong????

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Noreal good answer for you but I did hear once that there was a recall on the twighlight sentinal switch for things happening similar to this. You might need a new switch.

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actually, my brother'* car was doin tha same thing..... He replaced his o2 sensor and it was fine, I don't know if U have tha same problem cause his parking lights would automatically come on just tha parking lights, the tail lights were'nt illuminated so I don't know......
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My friend had a prob with his. It turned out being the twilight sentinel **** that turns was pulled out a bit somehow, and when he pushed the lights off, the switch didn't go in all the way. He pushed the twilight sentinel **** thing in more with some force, and it was fixed
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sorry to post on your topic but what is that twighlight sentenial **** for/why is it there?

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it'* the **** that turns under the **** you pull out to turn the lights on. It just makes your lights come on when it'* dark out.
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it'* the **** that turns under the **** you pull out to turn the lights on. It just makes your lights come on when it'* dark out.

hey thanks but is it just for turning on the lights? why would they have to light ***** like that...Confused
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i guess if you get in your car and your gonna be driving for a while and don't feel like remembering to turn your lights on when it gets dark, you just turn the **** instead of pulling out the normal one and when it starts to get dark the lights will go on automatically
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the twighlight sentinenal makes your headlights stay on after the engine is turned off if you move it all the way to max they stay on for like 3 minutes and if its on min they wont stay on at all but if u move it to like the first or 2nd bar they stay on for like 20-30 sec.i use it cause we got snakes out the bunghole here
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This has happened a couple of times in the last wek. Headlights come on normally but won't shut off until I disconnect the battery. Any Ideas whats wrong????
Like the others said, check the setting of your Twilight Sentinel, the control ring around the headlight ****. Turning it fully clockwise until it clicks will switch it off, and give you full control of the lights using the main ****. Turning it on (counterclockwise) will turn your lights on automatically when it gets dark, and keep them off after shutdown for a length of time from 5 seconds to 4 minutes, depending on the setting of the control ring (turning it counterclockwise increases the length of time).

Got the owner'* manual for this car? If not, do so; there'* lots of reading to wade through.
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