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2000 Astro van. When the light sensor turns the running lights up to full lights at dusk the headlights come up but the taillights (and most of the dashlights including the clock) turn off completely. The brake lights and turn signals still work. Turning the lights on by the switch does not override the problem. When started after dark everthing works the way it should until you shift out of park and then off go the lights. It must be a bad switch connected to the light sensor but I have no idea where it might be. Any help would sure be appreciated. Frank

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It can be faulty Ambient light sensor or there is a short in the wiring's causing this.It needs proper diagram and troubleshooting to locate the fault.The exact wire with color codes needs to be traced. Press the "Dome Override" button 3 or 4 times within 6 seconds. This will disable the DRLs while the vehicle is running. When it is restarted, the DRL function will reset to "always on." ---------- Please click this link below and follow the procedure.Its a complete diagram and procedure to troubleshoot the problem:---- http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/when-drl-lights-are-turned-on-most-of.html ------------- This should help.thanks.Helpmech.

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