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This is a discussion on what does this button do? within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; i hope that works but that looks like a head light button kinda thing what does it do? i dunno ...

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    what does this button do?

    i hope that works but that looks like a head light button kinda thing what does it do? i dunno if u guys know what i'm talkin about

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    It is a really stupid thing that Subaru put there to cause their service departaments headaches.

    Actually, it just turns on the running lights. Why? Who knows.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AjIsDope
    It is a really stupid thing that Subaru put there to cause their service departaments headaches.

    Actually, it just turns on the running lights. Why? Who knows.
    Well, it's so you can turn on your marking lights without leaving your keys in your car. But, yes, it's main function is the first one you mentioned.
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    Its there so that anyone who actually dusts their steering column will get a dead battery. That switch will flip if you look at it wrong and the lights stay on when the key is off.... Its an evil little bastard.

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    Haha what he^^^said.

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    It's used so you don't hit parked cars when swerving through dark turns. So in case you're stupid enough to park in a dark turn, I can see your running lights. Please use it when doing so. Anytime you park on a poorly lit street/turn you should turn them on. It's a lot cheaper and less embarrassing than having another car slam into yours.

    I speak from experience.....
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    ^^^^^^^^that doens't look too good at all, good luck with what you do.

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    thanks, it's already fixed, along with a FMIC. Too much Initial D, not enough brains, oh well.... at least I'm here to laugh about doing the utterly stupid things I do. My proffessor's never believe me when I tell them about my extracurricular activities. But then again, they don't seem surprised either. Oh well, at least we answered what the "P" button does.

    Also, in really fancy cars, you can select which side of the running lights to turn on. It's a european thing.
    Those fools, EVO vs. STi??? That's like comparing ....wait a minute...there's no comparison. The Suby's still working!!! The evo...well... I hope he got the extended warranty.

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    The next question to ask and answer is why this dude's CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON????
    Those fools, EVO vs. STi??? That's like comparing ....wait a minute...there's no comparison. The Suby's still working!!! The evo...well... I hope he got the extended warranty.

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    It's for dropping flares in case you drive trough iraq and you get a heatseeking missile after you... lol...
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    I just picked up my car yesterday.... the dealer told me that the switch you are refering to is used in Europe as parking lights so you don't get hit by another car. He said just forget about it over here since we don't use that feature.

    Now, what was I talking about?!?!?

    Oh, yea don't leave it on or you'll run down your battery.

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    haha which side is on? wtf! push forward or backwards? forward being towards the odometer side.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red*Eye
    I just picked up my car yesterday.... the dealer told me that the switch you are refering to is used in Europe as parking lights so you don't get hit by another car. He said just forget about it over here since we don't use that feature.
    My dealer told me the same thing, he said there allowed to double park in Europe--but i like launching the flares idea better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ej20fan
    The next question to ask and answer is why this dude's CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON????
    Maybe because the keys are in the car and turned to whatever position the check engine light comes on at? hehe just a guess tho
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    I thought so too, but notice how his rpm's are just under 1k, meaning that the engine is running. Also, another hint is that no abs, or other lights are lit, as should be the case if the keys were simply in the on position.

    So why is the CEL on????
    Those fools, EVO vs. STi??? That's like comparing ....wait a minute...there's no comparison. The Suby's still working!!! The evo...well... I hope he got the extended warranty.

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