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Old 05 Dec 2011, 07:32 am   #3 (permalink)
micky
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Default Re: Turning my headlights off when they're on and on when they're off?

On Sun, 04 Dec 2011 18:38:09 -0500, Ron Lee <rgl4508@earthlink.net>
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>In article <pe5md7lu7osv6k95lssbcqfjrul18a49gt@4ax.com>,
> micky <NONONOmisc07@bigfoot.com> wrote:
>
>> I have a 2000 Solara, and it seems I can't turn the headlights off,
>> even if I want to sit in a parked car, run the heater (or AC) because
>> it's cold (or hot) and not attract attention to myself. Even if I
>> want to play the radio and need to recharge the battery some of the
>> time. Is this true? There is no way to turn off the headlights or
>> parking lights?
>>
>> What about during the day? What if I want to turn the headlights on
>> to see if they are all working? There's a sensor that dims the
>> lights when it's day time, or at least turns the brights on when it's
>> nighttime. How do I pur the all lights on when it's not dark out?
>>
>> Thanks

>
>With my 1999 Camry if I pull up the parking brake just one notch the
>headlights do not come on when engine is restarted.


Thanks a lot. I tired this and it worked!! That's not a bad system.
>
>Where I live headlights must be on when it is raining. The headlight
>switch on the stalk overrides the sensor.


IIUC, the sensor on the right tells the car when it is dark or light
out.

But what about the sensor (or at least the little plastic dome) on the
left, just to the left of the defroster vent? What does it do?
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