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Old 09-10-2013, 11:42 AM   #1
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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?
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:46 AM   #2
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really? You tinted your front windshield?
That's why!
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:49 AM   #3
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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.
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:50 AM   #4
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Yep, the sensor is on the back of the mirror as far as I understand, could be wrong.
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:59 AM   #5
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Have you made sure the headlight knob isn't in the on position?
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:07 PM   #6
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Wow, This is the first I have seen on this blog, Lets us know what you find.
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:08 PM   #7
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Read Page 155 (6-3) in your owners manual. It shows the location of your daylight sensor.
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:13 PM   #8
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:14 PM   #9
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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.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:16 PM   #10
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Try opening sunroof cover to allow some sun in. That could help.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:19 PM   #11
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Turn the headlight knob counter clockwise once to turn off the automatic light controls.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:30 PM   #12
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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.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:38 PM   #13
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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.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:47 PM   #14
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Your not suppose to tint your Windshield

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