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97 Subaru Impreza, parking lights stay on


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#1 charm

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Posted 01 September 2004 - 09:53 AM

Last night I noticed my parking lots were on, which seemed odd since they have always turned off with the ignition. Tried removing positive battery lead to reset something, I don't know what I thought that would accomplish but all it did was make me need to reset my radio stations. At the moment, I have to pull the light fuse to leave my car so the battery won't drain. Any ideas on what the problem might be?

#2 subieman

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Posted 01 September 2004 - 10:10 AM

There is a toggle switch on top of the steering column. Hit that and it should solve your problem.

#3 charm

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Posted 01 September 2004 - 10:17 AM

A coworker just came in and told me the same thing, what a useless and annoying switch.

Thanks.

#4 rweddy

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Posted 01 September 2004 - 10:22 AM

A coworker just came in and told me the same thing, what a useless and annoying switch.

Thanks.

It is there becuase there is not way to leave the lights on without the keys in the car.

#5 DerFahrer

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Posted 01 September 2004 - 11:50 AM

It carried over from other countries where by law, you must leave your parking lights on while the car is parked. Since Subarus automatically turn their lights off when you turn the car off, there has to be a way for you to bypass that to leave your parking lights on, hence the switch...




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