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Headlights My daytime lights work but not my auto headlights. Manually turning the headlights on does not work either.

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Have you tested the aurto headlight module, that is the usual problem on these cars.

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1999 GMC Yukon headlights will not turn off. These are not daytime running lights. I manually turn them on and off. Now in the off position they remain on. Had do disconnect my battery to turn off.


Bad switch or relay. Do this when the light are stuck on disconnect switch and see if headlight goes out also do this check for continuity at the switch both on and off if continuity with both replace switch

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I need clarification on 2003 Chev Malibu DRL problems:


That piece you think is a ceramic DRL module is a resistor , When in DRL mode voltage to the low beam headlamps circuit goes through that resistor dimming the headlamps from low beam to daytime running lamps . It sounds to me like you need a new resistor ,but without doing some electrical testing it could be a lot of things . The DRL relay in the under hood fuse box could have a problem , could be the BCM - body control module , the ambient light sensor etc... Here is how daytime running lamps work .
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
The ambient light sensor is a light sensitive transistor that varies its voltage signal to the body control module (BCM) in response to changes to the outside (ambient) light level. When the BCM receives this signal it will either turn on the daytime running lights (DRL) or the headlights. Any function or condition that turns on the headlights will cancel the daytime running lamps operation. With the headlight switch in the OFF position, the headlights will either be turned ON or OFF, after an approximate 30 second delay depending on whether daylight or low light conditions are sensed. The HTR A/C IGN fuse in the underhood junction block supplies ignition positive voltage to the daytime running lamp (DRL) relay coil circuit. The DRL relay switch contacts are connected to the low beam circuit. When the headlamp switch is placed in the OFF position, the BCM will either turn on or off the daytime running lamps, depending on whether daylight or low light conditions are sensed. The BCM energizes the DRL relay, closing the switch contacts and grounding the low beam circuit. Ground is provided at G101. The DRL illuminate the low beam headlights at a reduced intensity. The DRL will operate when the ignition switch is in the ON position, the gear selector is not in the PARK position and the parking brake is released. When these conditions have been met and the ambient light sensor indicates daytime conditions, the DRL will illuminate.

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1998 Lumina lights don't work at night!The lights work during the day but not at night. Does anyone know how to fix it?


Theres a sensor in the middle of the dash by the front windshield that detects sunlight and triggers the automatic headlights. The main headlights and daytime running lights might be on a different circuit, in which case they daytime running lamps would turn off at night and the main headlights would turn on, indicating the main headlights arent working and the daytime running lamps are working as intended.

I would check all the fuses related to headlights, check the bulbs and check the switch, then last the light sensor on the dash.

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I have a 2003 gr. prix GTP.. my fuel gauge started acting weird(works/does'nt work) then dash lights started doing the same and now headlights have stopped working.daytime lights work but if i tu


Have your battery tested or first clean the terminals and cables. Check the ground cables, not just the one on the battery but frm engine to body etc etc.

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Do 99 chev venture have rear daytime running lights


no vehicle ever had rear daytime rear running lights .

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Headlights also come on now with daytime running


Daytime runnning lights mean that the headlights are on in the daytime. On my 2005 MAlibu I can turn these of by truning the headlight swithc from auto to off.

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My car crown victoria 2007 the headlights are on all the time night and day (without the auto )only they go off when i put it on the Parking mode


That is normal... (for safety in the daytime).

Notice that in the daytime, the HIGH BEAM lamps are lit, but they are "dim", not bright.

If you turn ON your headlights in the daytime, a different set of headlamps light up.

Hope this explains that....
Now you may notice "many" cars in the daytime with headlights on...

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98 Camaro Headlights wont work


Dash lights were falsing ? I assume you mean pulsing .
driving lights come on ? daytime running lights or park lamps ,does the vehicle have daytime running lamps . Daytime running lamps module .
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module (Headlamp Auto Control Module)
Mounted behind the radio and the HVAC control, left of the instrument panel compartment.

Jun 17, 2017 | 1998 Chevrolet Camaro

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