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Battery keeps running down.

My elderly father keeps running down the battery on his Lexus, because he leaves the car without turning off the lights, or turning off the seat warmers, etc. It seems to me the Lexus should be smart enough to turn off the lights, etc., if you leave the car. Is there a way to configure the car to at least ring an alarm if you leave the lights on?

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Also the headlights will automatically shut down several minutes after shutting the car down.

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Yes, there are aftermarket chimes, and there is also a battery level shutoff, when voltage under 8V is sensed, it will stop the battery from working until you put a key in the ignition.
The IS 300 should have a lights on chime minimally. Is the radio a factory one?

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