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This is a discussion on tail lights won't turn off -NOT- the DRL within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I did a search and couldn't find anything pertaining to this, so here is my problem: When I shut my ...

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    tail lights won't turn off -NOT- the DRL

    I did a search and couldn't find anything pertaining to this, so here is my problem:

    When I shut my car off, my tail lights won't turn off. In addition, my parking? lights won't turn off either. I even waited about an hour and they still won't turn off. I guess I will disconnect my battery tonight. Does anyone know why this would happen and how to go about fixing this?

    Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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    On top of your steering column is a switch, flip it the other way. Those are your parking lights.
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    Turn the little switch off that's located on the top of the steering column.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WRXDriver82 View Post
    On top of your steering column is a switch, flip it the other way. Those are your parking lights.
    You beat me by about 10 seconds

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    WOW.

    1) Thank you both...you guys are quick!
    2) I know I'm a noob, but this is embarassing even for me.

    Thank you again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vez View Post
    WOW.

    1) Thank you both...you guys are quick!
    2) I know I'm a noob, but this is embarassing even for me.

    Thank you again.
    I did it

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    That makes me feel better... thanks.

    I still don't think I'm going to mention this one to my friends. lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trainrex View Post
    I did it
    I think everyone has at one point. Its such an easy thing to miss when you turn flip the switch to the on position. Leave it to subaru to make two parking light switches.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WRXDriver82 View Post
    I think everyone has at one point. Its such an easy thing to miss when you turn flip the switch to the on position. Leave it to subaru to make two parking light switches.
    +1 I did it as a noob and I know I have told several people in threads just like this about it.
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    i did it , and the body shop did it but they killed the battery doing it . friend also did it and called a shop to figure how to turn them off since the hazard lights usually go up there . ( hum thinking now )

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    Thanks everyone... I'm still mulling this one over in my head. The worst part is when I was posting my question, I was thinking, "Wait, let me check to make sure it's not something silly," so I tried different combinations of turning on my lights with the car running, with the ignition in the ON position, even my alarm. I had a flashback of reading a forward of some IT problems and their solutions like: "My computer says to press any key to continue, but I can't find the ANY key!"

    It's times like these that remind me to be humble.
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    thanks!!

    just had the same problem thanks a million!! Doh!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by briancollins View Post
    just had the same problem thanks a million!! Doh!!

    Thanks for searching.
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