2001 Elantra Parking Lights stay on

~30000 mile 2001 Elantra
I noticed this evening that my parking lights and dash lights are on. The car has been sitting in my garage since Friday night. When I saw
the parking lights on I tried to start the car and it started right up (no issues).
I noticed Phil posted the same issue 3 years ago but I didn't see any solution or couse. Anyone know what I could look at or what may be causing the issue?
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It's possible the light switch is shorted.
I think I've also seen one car where there was a wire shorted to the metal panel behind the lower left dash, grounding the parking lamp relay.
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I appreciate the response.
If either of these are the case and not being a very handy car guy, any idea what this will cost me to get fixed?
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Probably looking at $200 to $300 for the switch (rough estimate). If it's a wiring issue, it'll depend on how long it takes to locate the problem.
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Here's a wild hunch: My new Sonata 2007 parking lights stayed on the other day because of the following sequence:
I always leave my lights on all the time but not in the auto mode (which responds to daylight). I turned off ignition but forgot to take keys out of car. A few hours later I noticed the lights were still on so I entered thru the passenger door and removed the key. An hour later the lights were still on. If this had happened and I removed the key from dirver's door the lights will go off.
Normally when I leave lights switch on, when I turn off ignition, remove key and exit, the lights go off in a few seconds.

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For those that may not have caught the reasoning, Ned's lamps stayed on because he removed the key from the ignition but failed to open the driver's door.
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