Who's fault is it when your battery dies because you left a light on?
Most cars sound an alarm when you leave your headlights on by mistake, because it could drain your battery, but for some reason, there is no alarm when you leave an interior light on. Why is that?
This little oversight is responsible for countless dead batteries over the years, but the solution is pretty simple.
The easiest solution is to use electronic switches that automatically turn off 5 minutes after you turn them on, so they don't stay on all night. This eliminates the problem entirely because every light, including both interior and exterior lights will shut off long before draining the battery.
A second solution is to simply treat the interior lights the same as headlights, so that if you lea... [More]
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