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OPP 09-10-2013 11:42 AM

Headlights always on after windows tinted
 
I got 3M window tint in my car. 50 on the windshield and 40 on the sides and back. Now my headlights stay on even under a very sunny day. What is up with that?

davidcroft 09-10-2013 11:46 AM

really? You tinted your front windshield?
That's why!

OPP 09-10-2013 11:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by davidcroft (Post 6991669)
really? You tinted your front windshield?
That's why!

Dude, my 45th had the same tint on the windshield and did not have that problem.

mmarx82 09-10-2013 11:50 AM

Yep, the sensor is on the back of the mirror as far as I understand, could be wrong.

yotaman96 09-10-2013 11:59 AM

Have you made sure the headlight knob isn't in the on position?

jbotta 09-10-2013 12:07 PM

Wow, This is the first I have seen on this blog, Lets us know what you find.

silverds 09-10-2013 12:08 PM

Read Page 155 (6-3) in your owners manual. It shows the location of your daylight sensor.

Al C. 09-10-2013 12:13 PM

:sm0:

URBAN LEGEND 09-10-2013 01:14 PM

The guy lives in Puerto Rico. If you have never been there or lived there then you won't understand. The place is hot year round.

I know a thing or two about Puerto Rico.

URBAN LEGEND 09-10-2013 01:16 PM

Try opening sunroof cover to allow some sun in. That could help.

Whos_Drivin 09-10-2013 01:19 PM

Turn the headlight knob counter clockwise once to turn off the automatic light controls.

OPP 09-10-2013 01:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by URBAN LEGEND (Post 6991937)
Try opening sunroof cover to allow some sun in. That could help.

No sunroof.

What?! No sunroof in Puerto Rico?! Yeah I know but the car was imported like that.

And yes I've played with the knob and showed the dealer and they don't know why it is doing that. I know I can just turn it off but I wantit to work as it should.

JANNETTYRACING 09-10-2013 01:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by OPP (Post 6991654)
I got 3M window tint in my car. 50 on the windshield and 40 on the sides and back. Now my headlights stay on even under a very sunny day. What is up with that?

Your not suppose to tint your Windshield

The Light sensor is on the dash or the mirror that controls the Headlamps.

zirotti 09-10-2013 01:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JANNETTYRACING (Post 6992014)
Your not suppose to tint your Windshield

The Light sensor is on the dash or the mirror that controls the Headlamps.

+1


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