Plate and dash lights wont turn off lights 1996 v6-2.8l c...

Q: Plate and dash lights wont turn off

asked by on October 06, 2017

My dash lights and plate lights wont turn off what to do as it drains the battery

My car has 128000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

I don’t believe the 1996 car was using a lighting module yet, so you’re in luck, all you are likely to need is a headlight switch replacement. Later cars used a lighting control module that made things way more complicated. To have the headlight switch replaced at your convenience, contact YourMechanic. They can send a technician to your home or office to check out your Audi and replace your headlight switch right there on the spot if necessary.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Why are my signal mirrors flashing wile my truck is turned off its just the blinker in both mirrors, mirrors are factory

Hello. If any sort of lights keep flashing when the vehicle is turned off then there is likely some sort of electrical issue present in the vehicle. A few common causes for lighting malfunctions are a faulty turn signal switch,...

Spongy clutch: inconsistent

Hi. I think you have a problem with the clutch master cylinder having an intermittent problem. The clutch master cylinder is just like a brake master cylinder and the O rings in the cylinder go bad causing air to get...

Speedometer stopped working

The vehicle speed sensor signal can be tested using a scanner since the signal will go to the engine control module and the speedometer. If the signal is good to the ECM, then you most likely have a bad speedometer....

Related articles

Should You Change Your Headlight Bulbs to LED?
Headlight Headlight technology has evolved a lot over the last couple of decades. Once upon a time, cars had sealed headlights (you had to replace the housing too whenever a bulb blew). Then came permanent lenses and replaceable small bulbs...
Top 10 Tips to Be a Better Driver at Night
Nighttime Nighttime driving is inherently risky, even with modern automotive headlights. There are many threats that you might not see, from other drivers to deer and other animals in the road. Whether you’re driving in town or out in the...
Do High Beams Use Separate Bulbs?
Your headlights have two settings – high and low. High beams are used when you’re driving at night on a...