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Old 09-10-2012, 03:31 PM   #1
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On a 2002 Chevy Blazer, is there an easy way to disable these?

I know I can hit the dome override button, but that gets annoying.
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You can get rid of the sensor.
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I unplugged the sensor. All it did was give me full time auto lights. Or would I have to go farther down and remove wiring?
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When you unplug the sensor, it defaults to auto-on.

I can't remember which way the sensor has to be for the lights to be on, open or closed circuit, but if you figure that out, then you can make sensor that way and BOOM, no more auto lights.
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You need to insert a resistor to disable the autolights. I forgot what the value needs to be, but it has been done.
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You need to insert a resistor to disable the autolights. I forgot what the value needs to be, but it has been done.
How is this done and how much would it cost?
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I believe the photocell is in the passenger side dash speaker grill. I think its only 2 screws that hold the grill. Once the grill is removed, disconnect the connector and insert a resistor into the 2 electrical connectors. The resistor can be found at radio shack for about a $1 or so. I'll research what one you need.....
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I believe the photocell is in the passenger side dash speaker grill. I think its only 2 screws that hold the grill. Once the grill is removed, disconnect the connector and insert a resistor into the 2 electrical connectors. The resistor can be found at radio shack for about a $1 or so. I'll research what one you need.....
Yes it is. I unscrewed the 2 screws already. I never noticed it before, but someone did something in there before, because the speaker grill was scratched.

It'll be great if you figure it out for me.
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my park avenue has one too. all i did was wrap the connections in some bare wire and reinsert it. no more auto lights for me.
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my park avenue has one too. all i did was wrap the connections in some bare wire and reinsert it. no more auto lights for me.
Depending on the platform and the year, the BCM may see it as a 'short to ground' condition. What the BCM needs to see in the Blazer'* system is...for 1999+ 2.2K ohms 1/2 watt
or pre-1999 1K ohm 1/4 watt resistor.

All the info you need is in this thread on Blazerforum. Yes, I can post the link because its our sister forum...

http://blazerforum.com/forum/tech-ar...disable-54549/
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