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Park lamps stay on

Parking lights stay on at times when using auto light switch and won't go off until putting lights on manually and shutting off switch. Sometimes need to turn on light 2 times before actually getting parking lamps to stay off. Battery has gone dead 1 time already. car has about 63,000 miles at this time

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Hi! Check the switch, it could be malfunctioning.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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Don't rule out a "Multifunction Switch" issue.

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It happned to me also turned out some sonatas have bad fuse boxes and they start to short out .or at least that was my problem . dealer did the job on warantee but it took 4 days . try and get them to cover it.

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