Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 22:51:16 -0500
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: How to turn off headlights?


George wrote: > "Four Weis" <mweinopsamcom> wrote in message > news:3C588971.DB4880ACnopsamcom... > > > > > > George wrote: > > > > > "Terje Johan Abrahamsen" <terjej_fjerndette_nopsamoot.com> wrote in > message > > > news:eh0h5uoplodn0u008pptna5e5ri106rtsanopsamcom... > > > > On Wed, 30 Jan 2002 14:47:25 -0800, "George" <nospamgeorgenopsamox.com> > > > > wrote: > > > > > > > > >This may seem like a stupid question, but I noticed that my '99 9-3 > SE > > > Conv > > > > >headlights go on everytime I start the engine. How do I turn them > off? I > > > > >mean there are times when I want the engine running at night without > > > > >lighting up the whole street. > > > > > > > > > > > > > If you listen to the tape that comes with the car (at least with my 98 > > > > se) they say that you have to get the dealer to do it. In other words > > > > there is no button to push to get them off. But, why would you? The > > > > lights are on at all times for safety. > > > > > > There are places where you are required to not use them at night; such > as > > > telescope observatories that are high up, the extra ambient light bugs > them, > > > so you have to drive downhill a certain distance with the lights > off.(you > > > follow an expert) > > > > This sounds interesting , what observatories have you been to recently? > > It was Kitt Peak observatory near Tuscon, Arizona. > http://www.noao.edu/kpno/ quite an experience. Thanks! I added it to my bookmarks. I was thinking about a vacation that included an observatory. > > > > > > > > > > > > > Also I may want to sit in my car at night with the engine running for > > > warmth, but not light up the whole street, alerting everyone to my > presence. > > > > > > Drive through movies? > > > > > > Military security checkpoints? > > > > This can be a problem, the guards (armed) want you to turn off your day > time > > driving lights to check your tags and stickers. Most people have to turn > the > > engine off because they can't turn the lights off. > > > > > > > > > > > Impromptu make out sessions with loved ones? > > > > Turn the engine off while doing this activity :-) > > > > > > > > > > > And, I'm a control freak. > > > :) > > > > So am I, that is why I drive only cars with manual transmissions. > > > >

Return to Main Index

The content on this site may not be republished without permission. Copyright © 1988-2019 - The Saab Network - saabnet.com.
For usage guidelines, see the Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page.
[Contact | Site Map | Saabnet.com on Facebook | Saabnet.com on Twitter | Shop Amazon via TSN | Site Donations]