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This is a discussion on headlight switch within the Camaro / SS forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; Ok stupid question. How do you manually turn on the headlights for these cars? I was driving in the rain ...

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    Ok stupid question. How do you manually turn on the headlights for these cars? I was driving in the rain the other day and the sensor that turns them on at night wouldn't let me turn them on cause it wasn't dark enough outside. I'm used to having the knob on my old Firebird and turning them on whenever I want. lol.

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    They automatically turn on. The parking lights are on full time. You can bypass them and make the switch do everything if you do some fiddling. Somebody will post the link here. I forget what it is now....

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    Quote Originally Posted by transamgirl89 View Post
    Ok stupid question. How do you manually turn on the headlights for these cars? I was driving in the rain the other day and the sensor that turns them on at night wouldn't let me turn them on cause it wasn't dark enough outside. I'm used to having the knob on my old Firebird and turning them on whenever I want. lol.
    Isn't there a knob in your Camaro to the left of the gauge cluster? There is in mine.

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    Turn the round, headlight knob, 2 clicks to the right. Headlights will me manually engaged.
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    Quote Originally Posted by transamgirl89 View Post
    Ok stupid question. How do you manually turn on the headlights for these cars? I was driving in the rain the other day and the sensor that turns them on at night wouldn't let me turn them on cause it wasn't dark enough outside. I'm used to having the knob on my old Firebird and turning them on whenever I want. lol.
    You've got one in your Camaro too

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    To the OP. I assume from the pick you found the switch. Is your switch working? They can break, which would give you no control over the headlights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Z28_Driver View Post
    To the OP. I assume from the pick you found the switch. Is your switch working? They can break, which would give you no control over the headlights.
    Yeah I tried that also and it didn't work. What do you do to fix it?

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    As others have stated you should be able to just turn them on whenever. But not off when dark.. Releasing the parking brake will turn them on too if it's dark... Running lights come on no matter what..
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    Quote Originally Posted by transamgirl89 View Post
    Yeah I tried that also and it didn't work. What do you do to fix it?
    You may have to replace the switch..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smittro View Post
    You may have to replace the switch..
    Thats the easiest thing to do if the switch failed. Should solve your problem.

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