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Q: The high beam dash light stays on after the engine is shut off and the key is removed.

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The high beam indicator comes on after the engine has been turned off and key removed from switch engine off and continues to stay on. The only way to get it off is to disconnect battery. Daylight driving or night it works as should. It will even blink at you at times. I guess it likes me.

My car has 368000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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