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Old 11-18-2015, 05:17 PM   #1
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Automatic head and running lights

So we are on our second motorhome and neither one has had automatic headlights like all cars and trucks.. Does this not seem stupid or is there a reason for this?? I am sure it only takes a different headlight switch and a sensor..
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Old 11-18-2015, 05:28 PM   #2
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So we are on our second motorhome and neither one has had automatic headlights like all cars and trucks.. Does this not seem stupid or is there a reason for this?? I am sure it only takes a different headlight switch and a sensor..
The Ford Bare chassis is what it is.
Why do you think it seems stupid not to have automatic headlights.
This chassis is used by multiple motorhome companies and I don't think any that I have seen has automatic light control.
Sounds like a great idea for a mod being you say its that easy.
Let us know how it turns out.
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Old 11-18-2015, 05:41 PM   #3
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My 250 does not have DRL but the head and parking lights will turn off after awhile if the key is off.

I like it that way....
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Old 11-18-2015, 06:05 PM   #4
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Well doing more research Amazon sells a system.. http://www.amazon.com/Directed-Elect.../dp/B000CJ24YY

But it would be nice if Ford just included it with the chassis
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Old 11-19-2015, 12:46 PM   #6
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why is it so hard to reach over and turn lights on
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I would think that a MH that's destined for sale in Canada has to have daytime running lights (DRL). All cars and trucks sold up here have DRL. You'd think it could offered as an option for US models.
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On most current model vehicles, it's usually just a program fix.

Depending on the year, most can be simply " turned on"


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I would think that a MH that's destined for sale in Canada has to have daytime running lights (DRL). All cars and trucks sold up here have DRL. You'd think it could offered as an option for US models.
The Georgetown's do have DRL's. But not automatic headlights/Running Lights. You have to turn them on at the switch. BUT, if you are driving, it is a matter of inches to the switch.
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Old 11-19-2015, 02:01 PM   #10
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So have you never got out to fill up and realize you left your lights on.. It is a habit to just get up and leave the cockpit since all other vehicles have them now a days.. Plus a lot of folks dont turn them on soon enough.. Seems to be a safety item that is overlooked
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