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Parking lights 't shut off when lights are off and keys out

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parking lights don't shut off when lights are off and keys out
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 7 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Looking at the info on your model here there is a tail and illumination relay that can fail internally and stick on causing the park lights to stay on like this here.I have seen this relay fail before needing replaced for this issue here.I dont see any other control units or relays in line that would cause this issue here.If you have any after market components wired in like a remote start or alarm system if this is shorting out internally this may be causing this as well here.If not then the relay should be replaced.This relay is located in the main fuse panel as shown below and labeled Tail Relay.Usually it needs obtained from a dealer but a local parts store may have it as well.

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Thanks Pete

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