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Headlights stay on after ignition off. - 2006 Hyundai Sonata

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  • strongleader Aug 25, 2008

    I have left the headlight switch turned on since the car was new. About a month ago, I woke to find the parking lights on, and the smell of burning insulation in the car. I turned the headlights off and use them manually now. My dealer says the lights never go off automatically. Help

  • wrobintx Sep 30, 2008

    I too have always left the light switch on. Recently, I have walked away and found the headlights and/or parking lights remain on. I have gone to using them "manual"... my wife keeps forgetting and is killing batteries.

    I can't find any reference to having automatic headlights - but I DID have them. P.S. My doors also lock themselves "sometimes" when I walk away from the car even for a few minutes - don't set your keys down!

  • geoplex Apr 01, 2009

    I have an 06 Sonata with the same issue plus new ones are popping up now. I have:
    no washer pump
    cruise control
    headlamps need to be switched off/on 15 times before staying off
    ABS/ESC lights come on and off randomly



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The problem was a relay. It was fixed once my dealer admitted that the option did actually exist on my vehicle. The big problem was getting them to admit the existence of the option.

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That's not a solution - that's just confirmation to my problem. I know they are supposed to go out when the key is out - and it used to do that. Now it does "sometimes". Hyundai denies that the auto headlight feature even exists on my 02 Sonata.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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Unfortunatly this is a hard problem to solve via the computer but i can tell u that the lights should go out and stay out when the key is out of the ignition

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