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Old 03-07-2006, 12:06 AM   #1
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Default Headlights - a funny thing happened

Since it appears to be a slow "thread" day, I thought I'd share a funny story about my headlights. Well, it'* more of an embarrasing story.

I've been driving my Bonneville for a couple months now and I couldn't figure out why my Headlight delay wasn't working right. It seemed like the lights would stay on for a really long time. And I couldn't get that warning chime to stop after I shut the car off.

Today I finally started to wade thru the owner'* manual. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that I had a headlight switch! On. off. park! Like a real switch.

That'* right! Hidden in plain view, behind the steering wheel, waaaay down the turn signal stalk.... there it is, clearly marked: the headlight switch.

Apparently, I've been using my battery saver function at least twice a day for a month. And it works great.

So, anytime in the future that I should offer any advice....
...remember the headlight switch.
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why is this a sticky?
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why is this a sticky?
i have to ask the same question??
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Old 03-07-2006, 01:23 AM   #4
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I don't know why it was sticky. usually an admin or mod would come out and say why they are making it sticky... I put it back to regular...
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regular members can start threads as stickies in this section. It gives us that option... (admins might want to change it. ) *cough cough*
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odd.. i suggest that gets changed, and then all replies removed for a fresh thread
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I don't even know how I did that?!
I'll have to be more careful in the future.
But what can you say about a guy who can't find his headlight switch?
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no worries. My mom didn't know she could control the headlamps on her 2000 Bonneville either.
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HeHeHe...Well add one more to list that didnt know headlights werent entirely aotumatic. God I hate it when I have to read the manual(duh)
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At least it'* not like if you are in someone elses (not gm) car and you have to hunt for the stinking thing in the dark...

And automatic rundown hooked you up on turning them off.
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