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1997 Hyundai Accent Question: Headlights staying on, can't switch them off. Removing relay has no effect.

 

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ssme, 1.5L 4 Cylinder, Beverly Hills, CA, January 17, 2011, 09:31
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basically, my headlights won't turn off on my 97 hyundai accent. i've had one flat battery as a result, and since then i have to pull the 30A fusible link from the fuse box if i want to be able to start the car again in the morning.

first port of call: replace the stalks/switches. i accidentally bought two replacement switches due to a mix-up, and neither fixes the problem. the problem continues even when no stalk is installed...

second thought: dodgy relay. this is where it gets weird: the lights stay on even with the relay removed, which defies logic to my mind. it makes no sense to me at all.

i have no idea where to go from here in terms of diagnosing the problem. any suggestions most welcome!

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    Visitor, January 17, 2011, 11:24

    Most likely there is an electrical draw get the car in and we will check it for you

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