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Old 06-23-2003, 12:27 AM   #1
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ok so here in maryland it is apparently illegal to drive with ur wipers on w/o ur headlights on so i was thinking i really like the twilight sentenial thingy which turns on my lights automatically at night....do any of u think its possible to like when i turn on my wipers to have the headlights turn on automatically? or have any of u done this? ( i know this sounds weird and maybe not possible but i thought id give it a shot )
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Advance and Auto Zone both sell adapters for this. I don't know how they are installed but they do seem to sell pretty well.
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Theoretically....yes.

In practice, im not sure, you'd have to get a service manual and check the wiring.
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ok so here in maryland it is apparently illegal to drive with ur wipers on w/o ur headlights on so i was thinking i really like the twilight sentenial thingy which turns on my lights automatically at night....do any of u think its possible to like when i turn on my wipers to have the headlights turn on automatically? or have any of u done this? ( i know this sounds weird and maybe not possible but i thought id give it a shot )
New Jersey has the same law and it makes good sense. Just how dark does it have to get for the Twilight Sentinel to automatically turn on your headlights??? Is it adjustable to light sensitivity???
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yea it does make sense..im jus lazy hehe....it has to be pretty dark for the lights to come on and the only thing u can adjust is how long they stay on after u turn off the car.
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ill have to check out autozone theres one down the street from me
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Just how dark does it have to get for the Twilight Sentinel to automatically turn on your headlights???
Hard to say. Even the service manual is vague about that. "Pretty dark" is how I would describe it.

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No, only for the length of time that it keeps the lights on after shutdown, from 5 seconds to 4 minutes, depending on the position of the control ring on the headlamp switch.
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