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YOU COULD HAVE A TWILIGHT OR DELAY SWITCH ON DASH BOARD. NORMALLY IT LOOKS THE SAME AS WHERE YOU PULL YOUR HEADLIGHTS ON AND OFF MANUALLY. IT SPINS TO ENGAGE ON/OFF, CAN HAVE A DIAL FEATURE TOO. IF YOU CANT LOCATE IT LOOK IN YOUR OWNERS MANUAL YOU CAN GO ONLINE TO YOUR SPECFIC CAR BRAND WEB SITE ...

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