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2002 Saturn SL headlights stay on

The engine is off. the key is out. but the headlights still are on

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  • rhowell Feb 04, 2009

    2000 SL2, Lights would come on middle of night, or don's go off when ignition is turned off. (Usually happen in wet weather) I replaced DRL relay, now the daylight running lights don't come on at all and my right high beam light don't work. When I start the car and put it in drive the dash indicator light associated with the DRL flashes for approx 10 sec and goes out.

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On a 2002 saturn, the headlights are not automatic, you have to turn the knob on the end of the signal light lever to turn them off.
Also, some models are equipped with "Daytime running lights"; a safety feature. these daytime running lights are just the amber colored front signal lights, which turn on automatically when the parking brake is released to make your car more visible during daylight hours. Furthermore, if any headlight refuses to shut off, there is an electrical problem, most likely a failed relay, which are located in the underhood fuse panel and can be checked quite easily with a multimeter, relay failures are veryrare, but not unheard of, especially in vehicles equipped with aftermarket fog lights. Thankfully they are cheap and readily available and are as easy to change as a fuse.

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