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Old 12-06-2006, 12:55 AM   #1
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Alright as soon as I shut my car off the radio stays on which is normal until a door is opened, now the dash and headlights stay on but only for a few seconds, ( the compass goes off right away) what could this mean Im sure its nothing seriuos but id rather fix a little problem before it goes big, thanks all
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mine does that too i would also like an answer to that question if anyone has it i just never thought it to be that big of a deal because they always turned off but it took a little bit
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i believe that the compass is supplied by a 12V HOT in RUN position only...therefore when the key is truned off the compass looses its singal and shuts off

you headlights and the dash light delay are controlled by the Twillight
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The Twilight Sinetenial controls that - make sure the outer ring on the headlight switch is turned all the way to the left and that should fix it-if you turn that ring all the way to the right, your lights will stay on ~2mins once the car is turned off
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While this is considered normal operation for the twilight sentinel. This is a feature that can be set to off, short to long amount of time.

Trips, you are a 95 right?

I'd suggest both of you pull on the parking lights, look over all exterior bulbs, then full headlights and look again at all bulbs.

1995 was known to have an issue with the headlight switch. Each and every 95 switch/connector I see are either melting, or showing signs of extreme heat.
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The Twilight Sinetenial controls that - make sure the outer ring on the headlight switch is turned all the way to the left and that should fix it-if you turn that ring all the way to the right, your lights will stay on ~2mins once the car is turned off
Got your directions mixed up? Unless 95 is different, right is off.
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Thanks ill try that maybe i hit someting on the switch, thank you
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Thanks ill try that maybe i hit someting on the switch, thank you
John Deere Boy, I thought those headlight switches were the same in the 92-95 and the 97-99? I think they are???

Trips.......Well?? I need to know if I was right or not
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92, 93, 94 all had unique switches to their year and the twilight sentinel rotated in the opposite direction from 95-99 years.

95 was a new and unique switch that likes to melt connectors and itself.

96-99 was a single switch, call it a revised 95 that won't cook itself.
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Huhh...well, I'll keep trying Thanks for the post Boosty
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