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Q: Headlights stay on

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The headlights won't turn off. I replaced the DRL fuse.

Hello. This sounds like the headlight switch is faulty. You might also want to check to make sure you have the headlight switch in either the auto position, or the off position. If the headlight switch is left in the on position, they will be on all the time. I suggest you have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, check your headlight system, and advise you of any necessary repairs.

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