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I have a 2013 500 Pop. I drove to the store and when I came out the headlights were still on. When I got home I turned them on and off with the headlight control and they finally went off. The next day I used the lights going to work and when I got there I couldn't get them to go off again, had to finally pull the battery cable. Now I can't get them to go off at all, ended up pulling the fuses. Has any one else had this problem?
 

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I checked that. Book said to pull back on light switch and hold for 2 seconds to shut "follow me home" feature off. Still the same.
 

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Mine doesn't seem to work that way. As I remember, I have to cycle though with repeated pull backs to get back to zero seconds. I don't remember holding it for 2 seconds turning anything off.

Maybe I am wrong.

Could someone else help out here?

TEedoph
 

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Taken from the manual (2013 model in case it matters).

Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
When this feature is selected the driver can choose to
have the headlights remain on for a preset period of time.

Activation
Remove the key or turn the ignition to the OFF/LOCK
position, and pull the multifunction lever toward the
steering wheel, within two minutes. Each time the lever
is pulled, the activation of the lights will be extended by
30 seconds. The activation of the lights can be extended to
a maximum of 210 seconds.

Deactivation
Pull the multifunction lever toward the steering wheel
and hold it for more than two seconds.
 

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I have a 2013 500 Pop. I drove to the store and when I came out the headlights were still on. When I got home I turned them on and off with the headlight control and they finally went off. The next day I used the lights going to work and when I got there I couldn't get them to go off again, had to finally pull the battery cable. Now I can't get them to go off at all, ended up pulling the fuses. Has any one else had this problem?
I have a 2012 and I’m having the exact problem for a week now. Did you ever find the reason for this issue?
 

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I have a 2012 and I’m having the exact problem for a week now. Did you ever find the reason for this issue?
@Goggi - I am currently having this problem. I have to unplug my battery when I am not driving in order for the lights to not stay on. Did you find out what was causing the problem?
 

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@Goggi - I am currently having this problem. I have to unplug my battery when I am not driving in order for the lights to not stay on. Did you find out what was causing the problem?
Yes the problem was as many of the posts and I’ve seen with this make: the wiring in the hatch. Because of their location, They wear out from the opening and closing of the hatch.
 

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  • My 2015 Fiat 500 Pop, Headlights doesn't turn off, I unplug the headlights. I was told it can be the Relay. My husband, 1 day he left my hatchback open for a whole night and since then my headlight will not turn off.
 

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  • My 2015 Fiat 500 Pop, Headlights doesn't turn off, I unplug the headlights. I was told it can be the Relay. My husband, 1 day he left my hatchback open for a whole night and since then my headlight will not turn off.
The dealership told me it was my power control module that needed to be replaced. It was about a $900 fix. Good luck!
 

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+1 Probably the BCM, Body Control Module, which is also the interior fuse box. With the headlight switch turned off, it can sometimes be released by tapping on the BCM cover with a screwdriver handle (for a one-time "fix"). When these relays have problems, headlights can stick off or on.

Before beginning, it might be a good idea to have your battery tested.

For a look at the cause, this is a 4 part video showing how to remove the BCM, and explaining how he fixed the problem by re-soldering the relay connectors. Another Youtube person shows how the 2 boards are separated and the $8 relays replaced. (This video doesn't show that step.)

As mentioned in the video, the BCM is programmed to the car. Once it is replaced, the car is hooked to software to reprogram the new module to be recognized and to recognize your keys. The BCM costs about $450 at the dealer, the rest is, IMHO, an inflated replacement charge. It takes about 90 minutes to R&R the part.

If you'd like to take the gamble, and have someone who can pull the BCM, there are shops (probably in your town) that can replace the relays for $100, if you aren't skilled at doing the work yourself. Reprogramming won't be needed, if the same BCM is reinstalled.
 
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