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Lights left on, truck still started

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Dustyroades, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Oct 27, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    Dustyroades

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    Someone who is not used to the controls in my truck moved it and accidentally left the lights on. When I went out to the truck 5 hours later, I did not notice whether the headlights were actually on, but the light stalk was in the on position. The truck started with no problem.

    So I am wondering, is 5 hours not enough to drain the battery or does the Tacoma have some system that automatically shuts off the headlights after a certain time period?
     
  2. Oct 27, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    precoma

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    It shuts the lights off after you turn off the truck and open the door
     
  3. Oct 27, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    RAT PRODUCTS

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    Even my 03 has this feature.
     
  4. Oct 27, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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  5. Oct 27, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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    Thanks guys, I had no idea. Pretty cool, now I don't have to worry about forgetting :)
     
  6. Oct 27, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    plurpimpin

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    oh yeah? my old 96 camry had that feature
     
  7. Oct 27, 2011 at 6:06 PM
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    oh yeah? well .... cool.

    :( --- does not know if my 01 can do that
     
  8. Oct 27, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    Oh yeah? Well my 91 had it, but it was a manual. I had to do that shit by hand. Like a man. In the dead of winter.
    [​IMG]
     
  9. Oct 27, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    Yeah I leave mine like that all the time.
     
  10. Oct 27, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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  11. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:33 AM
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    my old 87 camry had that feature.
     
  12. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:37 AM
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    TnRedNeck721

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    X2 i leave them on. that way other people driving can see me better.

    brother that is a cop told me his department told him you can see a car 2’000 feet further with it’s lights on than a car that has it’s lights off.

    so i don’t really turn them off. and fogs are also on. till i do the fog light mod.
     
  13. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:37 AM
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    Oh yeah, my 1980 shitbox had that feature... just took a couple hours for the headlights to finally turn off. :rolleyes:
     
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