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#1 Old 07-06-2015
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Night security illumination

Per the manual
"When exiting the vehicle after driving with the exterior lamps on, they switch on again for added security for approximately 30 seconds after closing the last door."

However, this is not working on my vehicle. Neither does the panic button. I am not sure if they are related. The siren works and the PSE looks clean and dry.
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I hate to do this, but bump.
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Unless its an added extra, it's news to me that this is fitted to the R170's?
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Unless its an added extra, it's news to me that this is fitted to the R170's?
Nope. Standard on the R170. Maybe mine is programmed differently?
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Perhaps it is programming, I can confirm that my 2001 320 SLK works as described in the manual: after turning lights off, removing key, lights will again illuminate (not the main headlights, but I think parking lights/driver lights) for 30 seconds.
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Perhaps it is programming, I can confirm that my 2001 320 SLK works as described in the manual: after turning lights off, removing key, lights will again illuminate (not the main headlights, but I think parking lights/driver lights) for 30 seconds.
Could be as my panic button also does not do anything.
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My 2004 slk 320 lights stay on about 30 seconds at night when I pull into my garage.....


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So do mine.
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I know it is supposed to. The manual told me that, but it doesn't tell my why mine doesn't.
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Mine doesn't work either


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Mine doesn't work either
Does your panic button work on your remote?
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Yup, just got that working after cleaning the PSE???


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Yup, just got that working after cleaning the PSE???
hmmm... mine does not work and my PSE looks brand new.
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I think you can set it up yourself using the computer settings through the dashboard / steering wheel by going through the menus....probably under 'lights' or 'convenience'
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I think you can set it up yourself using the computer settings through the dashboard / steering wheel by going through the menus....probably under 'lights' or 'convenience'
You cant do that on a R170.

However it does need to be dark for the lights to come on.


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You cant do that on a R170.

However it does need to be dark for the lights to come on.
Whether it is dark or not, it does not work on my car.
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