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Headlight warning my 1st battery died because i forgot to switch my headlights off on a semi-dark rainy day. the display light on my car has a white background so it's hard to see if you've switched the light off unless you double check. i was curious why this 99 mirage had no warning/alarm whatsoever if these things happen. i now double check my lights before going out of the car but a few days ago, i heard a warning sound the moment i switched the engine off with the headlights still turned on. i thought i was hearing wrong when i did it the next time around failing to hear anything, but lately the alarm comes and goes when i purposely switch on the lights while engine is off. it probably has something to do with the wiring. is it connected to the door ajar warning(which i don't think my car has) or is ithe faulty wiring somewhere else?

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  • saw50 Feb 23, 2009

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