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I picked up a borescope and dug around in my dash last night and this morning. I could not find the light sensor pigtail so it looks like I'm going to have to pin my preexisting connector.
If I'm right in what I've seen and also read in another page I think it's only the cap on the dash to be removed and the sensor is plugged in place, normally there are 2 and it's the one at the left I'll recheck if I can find the page again I'll add the link

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Re: Looking to find sun sensor for auto headlights

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While we are on the subject, how do I make mine work? In the auto position, the headlights dont light up and the dash lights are off. I just recently got the Jeep. I also tried to set the auto headlights to on in the menu with no luck.
Did you ever get yours fixed? Mine does the same thing. Even unplugged the sun sensor thinking maybe that was the culprit. From what I understand if the sensor is unplugged the lights will just stay on. Nothing. still no lights. But manually the lights and fogs work fine.
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Did anyone have any joy with this? I've just had the new multifunction stalk & sun sensor arrive but the plug was slightly different to my existing one. I spliced it in anyway & added the build code through star scan but it having none of it. I assume the harness is different as someone has suggested but do I need to change it or can I just splice an extra wire in?
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Just FYI, there's 52 different part numbers listed for the instrument panel wiring! Half for before 4/3/06 & half for after. Hopefully someone will know what to splice as pulling my whole dash out & swapping the correct one in ain't gonna happen
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Re: Looking to find sun sensor for auto headlights

I just went thru all of this with mine. the sun sensor in the dash is only for the heat and cooling blend for the inside temp, what you need is the the part that goes in front of the rear view mirror that mounts to the windshield. The wiring harness is under the headliner. I think it is called a rain sensor and it also controls the auto headlights. Purchased mine off of Amazon for $105.
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I just went thru all of this with mine. the sun sensor in the dash is only for the heat and cooling blend for the inside temp, what you need is the the part that goes in front of the rear view mirror that mounts to the windshield. The wiring harness is under the headliner. I think it is called a rain sensor and it also controls the auto headlights. Purchased mine off of Amazon for $105.
Really? That's positive news as everywhere I read said that was just for wipers. I already have a sensor there for wipers so will do some digging. Do you have the part number for what you bought please? Thanks
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Just been through countless wiring schematics & the one on the screen is definitely only for wipers. If you have smart beam there's an extra one up there to control lights but don't know how replacing that sorted your auto lights. Can only assume it was a dud connection or the module got confused so replacing it sorted out the lights as well
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Re: Looking to find sun sensor for auto headlights

rain sensor part # 56050078AO
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Re: Looking to find sun sensor for auto headlights

Here is the part number for the rain sensor 56050078AO
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Re: Looking to find sun sensor for auto headlights

I purchased mine 2007 last year and found out that the windshield was replaced. If you don't tell the glass company you have auto headlights they will replace with regular windshield and take the rain sensor off which will make your rain sensing wipers and auto headlight not work.
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