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'96 Firebird Some days ago both headlight motors stoped working properly. When i turned them off the motor kept spining as if the headlights had not closed all the way. Since this problem started my horn does not sound right all the time, and tonight I was driving and the check gage light came on. So I stoped at a gas station to put some oil in. I checked the dip stick and it says that I have the right amount in, but when I started to drive it again the check gage light came back on. So I stoped and checked the dip stick again, and it still says I have the right amount of oil. I also looked under the car and no oil leaks. So whats going on with my car?

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Have you had done or done any electrical work lately? It would appear that yes, either the daytime running light relay, or an auto-shut off relay is confused and it energizing when it is not supposed to.
i suggest to Take it to the dealer, they will know what to do.
other thing that can be possible is:electrial schematics and trace the control system for the lights. Most likely, if you have done electrial work, then it is a crossed wire. If not, then either a bad relay, or bad computer module is at fault

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