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Headlights will not shut off when key is off 2000 S10 lights stay on and drain battery Is this the head light switch?

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Are you talking about headlights on as daytime running lights, or on automatically at night? Different modules are involved depending on which case.

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SOURCE: 1997 pontiac transam headlight doors motors

i had the same problem, open the hood look by the headlights, just to the side of them you will see knobs. with the lights off turn the knobs (one at a time it is easier), turn it 'till the light come all the way up, do the same for the other then turn the lights on , they should try to go up and the immediately go down. this usually resets the motors to allow the to reach there complete stooping point.

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SOURCE: 2001 s10 headlights will not come on all the time

are you sure the bulbs are o.k.? if they dont work on both high and low you have ground wiring problem. ground the black wire at the plug with lights on.

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SOURCE: Lights stay on when switch and car is off, drain battery

i would try replacing the switch, i had a 4 runner do the same thing and i replaced the switch and the problem went away.

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SOURCE: 2000 chevy s10 starting problem

there is a solinoid that enguages the starter it is stuck tap the round cylinder that is atached to the top of the starter it should disenguage the solinoid if not try to hit it harder. dont beat it up though. it also may need a new starter.

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SOURCE: buick lesabre 2000 head lights won't shut off

SOUND LIKE THE DRL RELAY IS STICKING CLOSE.ITS NOT TURNING OFF CIRCUIT LIKE IT SUPPOSE TO.HAS TO BE REPLACE.

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You must have done some work recently on vehicle
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Starter look at first to see if ground off properly
Brakes
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Hello, just recently started having a problem with my 98 grand prix gt headlights... while im driving at night my headlights will shut off and start to flicker after about 10 minutes of driving... if i...


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My headlights wont turn off on my 2003 dodge intrepid


I own the same year make and model. The headlights are supposed to stay on for a few minutes if you shut them off after shutting off the engine. This is a safety feature. These are the headlights only. If the lights, side markers and taillights stay on, then the issue is most likely the switch. You will have to pull the switch and disconnect the wiring harness to confirm this. If the lights go out, then the switch is bad.
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