Why do my car lights keep blinking on and off?

It is important to keep an eye out for the dashboard lights flickering because if the only symptom is a dead battery, then it could simply be that the battery has outlived its usefulness.

The above symptoms could also point toward a blown fuse, bad wiring or a loose belt.

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Why does my oil light keep coming on and off?

Low pressure means there either isn't enough oil in the system or the oil pump isn't circulating enough oil to keep the critical bearing and friction surfaces lubricated.If the light comes on while at speed, do your best to pull off the road quickly, turn the engine off, and investigate the probl...

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Why does my airbag light keep coming on and off?

Every time you turn on the car, the computer in the vehicle checks the system.The light comes on for a few seconds and then goes off to show that it's working.If it remains on, then there's a problem with the system, and the airbag may not deploy in an accident.You'll need to reset the airbag lig...

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Why does your Crown Victoria lights blink on and off?

well there is a lot of reasons for that matter the turning signal may be left on, you may have left on your caution lights, or if the car has an alarm system it may use the lights to indicate that you have locked or unlocked your vehicle or if you did not lock your vehicle the vehicle may be prog...

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Why does my car radio keep turning off and on?

When a car stereo cuts out and then turns back on: The problem is usually in the wiring.If the display shuts off at the same time the music cuts out, then the unit is probably losing power.Tracking down the fault can be difficult when the radio is functioning, since it actually has power at that ...

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Why does my 1997 mercury tracer car battery light blinks on and off while the car is running?

If your 1997 Mercury Tracer has a battery light that blinks on and off while the car is running, it most likely means that the battery is not charging. This could be an issue with your alternator.

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Why is your Parking light blinking when car is on and off?

This is probably caused by leaving your Hazard Lights on, but may also be an electrical short. Have it checked by an automotive electrical technician if you have tried to turn off the Hazard Lights switch and they still stay on

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Why does my engine management light keep coming on and off?

If the fuel tank pressure sensor is unable to provide an accurate reading, it'll usually trigger an engine warning light.One common cause of an air leak into – or out of – the petrol tank, is through a fuel filler cap that doesn't properly seal.

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Why do your lights inside your car keep coming on and off?

Do you mean the dome light, or, dash lites?In either case, there is an intermittent. Might be the light switch. or a bad fuse connection. Or, poor connection at fuse box. Or, pinched wire in the harness(This usually blows fuse, though.) If it is only the dome light, flickerring when a door is ope...

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Why doesnt my turn Signals blink on my back light?

The light bulb is probably burned out. Take it to a shop to have it replaced if you don't know someone to do it for you. Do it before you get pulled over by a police officer; you'll get a warning, a time limit to have it repaired and if you fail to get it fixed, you'll get a fine. So don't leave it.

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Why does my heat keep kicking on and off?

This is most common cause of short cycling.A dirty air filter restricts air from getting into your furnace.Your furnace's heat exchanger needs that air blowing over it or it overheats, causing the furnace to shut down.Change (or wash, if you have a washable type) your air filter if it's dirty.

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Why does my AC Fan keep turning on and off?

Oh, the dirty air filter.It's the cause of most AC malfunctions and understandably so.A dirty filter restricts airflow and restricted airflow causes a whole slew of problems, including a frozen evaporator coil.This can cause the unit to malfunction by turning on and off in short bursts.

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Why does my AC keep turning on and off?

Oh, the dirty air filter.It's the cause of most AC malfunctions and understandably so.A dirty filter restricts airflow and restricted airflow causes a whole slew of problems, including a frozen evaporator coil.This can cause the unit to malfunction by turning on and off in short bursts.

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Why does my heat keep turning on and off?

#1: A dirty air filter The first (and most common) cause of short cycling furnace is a dirty air filter.A dirty filter restricts air from reaching your furnace's heat exchanger, which causes your furnace to overheat and then shut down.Eventually it will turn back on and the process will repeat i...

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Why does light in air conditioning switch blink off and on?

Toyota with automatic ac? The computer has detected a fault in the system. A qualified mechanic can read the codes

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1994 Camaro Security Red light blinking on Off wont startgauges goin off and on Wont start?

Most likely a malfunctioning VATS (Vehicle Anti-Theft System) component. Your ignition key most likely has a pellet embedded on it (it's just a resistor, not a microchip) which makes contact with two contacts inside the ignition switch. This is the most common point of failure. When the contacts ...

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Your radiator light keeps blinking on your Oldsmobile Intrigue?

If you are talking about the low coolant light then it is just low of coolant. Add coolant to the recovery tank. If you are talking about the coolant temperature light, then the engine is overheating. You may need to have the cooling system serviced. Drain the coolant and flush the system. Instal...

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Why is my battery light blinking in my car?

The cause of the battery light could be a loose or corroded battery cable or other wire connecting components of the charging system, or it might be a problem with the alternator or voltage regulator.The alternator generates the power that is stored in the battery.

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Town country lights blink on when car is off?

Faulty head light switch.

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Why do my car lights turn on and off by themselves?

Hello, thank you for writing in.The vehicle may be having issues with the headlight circuitry.This may mean that the sensor, photocell, body control module, replacement headlight, or a fuse/relay has failed.Something is allowing power to be sent to the headlights when the vehicle should be off.

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Why is my overdrive light blinking?

Best Answer OD light flashing indicates a problem with the transmission.The problem could be a transmission mechanical, hydraulic or electrical in nature.Overfilling can cause the fluid to foam and foam in the fluid can cause all kinds of symptoms.Explorers have had transmission issues over the ...

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Why does my Baleno car have a red blinking light?

That red blinking light in the Maruti Baleno's instrument panel is the light that shows that its security system is armed and active.It is meant to warn potential thieves that the car is equipped with a security system.If the door is opened without using the remote, the alarm will sound and the c...

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Why my signal lights are not blinking?

is the car on?do you have the signal on?is there a bulb?are there wires connected to the bulb?or just go to a mech and have him figure it out. simple.

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Why do my light bulbs keep exploding?

All bulbs, with the exception of LEDs, produce light by the electrical excitation of a filament or an enclosed gas, and that excitation produces heat.Electricity and heat can cause bulbs to explode.A power surge can cause a light bulb to explode.

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Why is the theft light blinking in my car?

The Anti-theft Light in the dash of your car should flash periodically to show that the system is engaged and active.You have to lock the doors of the car (without it running) for the alarm to engage.

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Why does my car keep turning off?

Another reason that makes your car shuts off while driving is issues with the fuel pump.If there is something clogging in the pump or filter, it will make your car turns off while driving on the roads suddenly.So, it is always mandatory to check and clean the fuel pump, filter before driving a lo...

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Why does my car keep cutting off?

When the actuator malfunctions, the engine gets no signal for idling speed and stops working.Clogged or restricted EGR Valve: If your EGR valve is clogged, dirty, or defective it can cause your car to stall, idle erratically, or sputter, depending on whether it is stuck open or closed.

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Why does 2004 Explorer Overdrive off light blink?

Get it checked out. You have an electrical problem. Most likely a short. Overdrive is basically a "Higher Gear" allowing the wheels to spin faster than the engine, which increases fuel effeciency. If this is out, you will only get to use the next lowest gear. I have a 6 speed automatic. Which mea...

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What causes the engine light to blink on and off on a rx8?

Continuing to drive the vehicle with a flashing check engine light can and will cause catastrophic damage to the catalytic converter(s).Hundreds of possibilities. The DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Code) system has detected a fault somewhere. If your car is 1996 to present, you can run an OBDII scan, bu...

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Why does my check engine light blink when I accelerate?

A blinking light usually indicates a severe engine misfire allowing unburned fuel to be dumped into the exhaust system.There it can quickly raise the temperature of the catalytic converter to a point where damage is likely, requiring an expensive repair.

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Why does the check engine oil level light stay on and the engine keeps cutting off?

Your oil compression is down probably... check the oil pan for rust and such.

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Why do the parking lights on your 1998 Subaru Legacy blink when the cars is turned off?

Your system may just need to be reset. That recently happened to me and the Subaru service dept was able to fix it quickly and easily. I think it happens when your vehicle suffers a power failure. My battery had died, and upon replacement, the lights flashed. Also my power locks ceased to functio...

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Why do my LED lights stay on when switched off?

This may be due to the type of light switch or dimmer or an incorrectly connected switch.Even an unfavorable cable routing can be responsible for the glow.The afterglow issue is usually only visible after switching from old light bulbs to LEDs.

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1999mustang v6 I turn on the car and the right signal light stays on and doesnt blink I switch the car off and the left signal light stays on without blinking I need help?

If you turn on your 1999 mustang v6 car and the right signal light stays on and doesn't blink and you switch the car off and then the left signal light stays on without blinking, then you need to see a mechanic.

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Why would the oil light blink on and off when I'm stopped at a stop light but when in motion it doesn't come on at all?

Low oil pressure due to excessive engine wear (bearings) Defective oil pressure sending unit? Try a manual gauge to determine actual engine oil pressure Try a heavier engine oil i.e. 20W-50

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Why is my oil light blinking when stopped in traffic on my 2002 Grand Caravan?

change the oil and it will go off BZzzzzzzT! Wrong !This is a very common problem on older Caravans. The oil pressure sender is failing and needs to be replaced.Jim

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What does it mean when your service engine light blinks on and off?

When the Check Engine or Service Engine Soon light starts blinking (as opposed to staying steadily illuminated), this means that a catalytic converter-damaging condition is occurring.When this Check Engine or Service Engine Soon light flashes, you should pull over safely and shut the vehicle off ...

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Why does my engine light keep coming on?

The mass airflow sensor, or MAF sensor, calculates the amount of air that's coming into the engine so that the computer can add the right amount of fuel.A faulty MAF sensor could trigger the check engine light.It can also cause a car to experience impaired gas mileage, increased emissions or freq...

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Why does my coolant low light keeps coming on?

Low coolant in coolant recovery tank or radiator or defective sensor

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Why do the tail lights remain on if the car and lights are off?

Check itOn top of the brake pedal there is the shaft that connects the brake pedal to the brake switch.There could be of two problems with your tail lights being constantly on.1: The spacer between the the brake pedal switch and the shaft of the brake pedal is broke ( The brake pedal switch which...

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Why does fuse keep blowing panel and parking lights on my ford f 150?

Check the light sockets and wiring for the F150 panel and parking lights. Look for water in the connection, or a broken bulb. There is a short somewhere in the system. If those places are ok then the wires need to be traced to find the short.

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Why won't my blinkers work all lights come on and the flisher signal works but no blinking 95 corsica?

under the steering wheel in you dash is a panel, fuse box under panel, there will be a silver cilider you need to replace. shouldn't be more than 10 bucks

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Recently my amp in my car messed up it keeps going on and off when you hook it up and the protection light is on any one have any idea why it would do this?

The amp is damaged internally, the power is loose, the ground is loose, the control wire from the deck is loose.

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Why does my security light keep coming on in my car?

On your particular vehicle the security light staying on as the vehicle is running is an indication that the security system has failed and is disabled.It is common for a security light to come on after battery dies because the computer may lose its programming to the key.

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Why does my check engine light comes on and off on 1991 Honda Accord?

You check engine light is signaling to you that there is something wrong with you car. You should have your car looked at by a professional.

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Why do my brake lights keep going out?

Pull up on the brake pedal and if the lights go out, switch mis-alignment or pedal position error is the likely cause.The final possibility is a wire shorted to power.Unplug the brake-light switch and if the lights stay on, a short circuit is the case.

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Why does my car amp keep shutting off?

Amplifier Wiring Problems A bad fuse, or any loose or poorly connected power or ground wires, can also cause an amp to turn on and off at random.The only fix for this type of wiring problem is to run a new wire of the correct gauge from the battery or fuse box and fit it with a properly sized fuse.

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Why does my Nissan car alarm keep going off?

Poor Connection of the Hood Latch If the car alarm keeps going off even after cleaning the hood latch sensor, the problem could be a defective hood latch connection.It can also set off false alarms because the sensor cannot respond properly to the given commands.The sensor is located near the he...

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Why do my headlights flicker on and off?

There are several factors that can cause headlights to flicker while driving.The more common problems could be related to the headlight bulbs themselves, a weak battery, or even the alternator starting to fail.

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Why does my door ajar alarm keep coming on and going off when my driver's door is locked?

why does my door ajar alarm keep coming on and off while driving my car.

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Why do my rear lights stay on when the car is off?

Brake & tail lights stay on after car is off and lights are not turned on.The brake light switch is probably out of adjustment, missing, or bad.When you press the brakes, the brake pedal moves away from the brake light switch, causing the brake lights to illuminate.If the switch is bad, they ...

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Why does my security light keep flashing?

Flickering motion sensor lights can be caused by several things: A bad bulb or diode.A pretty straight-forward problem, even high-quality lights tend to go out eventually and sometimes even new ones can malfunction.A bad connection between the bulb or diode and the light fixture itself.

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Why do my headlights keep turning on?

Most total headlight failures are caused by a bad component like a fuse, relay, or module.Wiring problems can also cause both headlights to stop working.High beam headlights don't work or low beams don't work.The cause: A burned out bulb, or a problem with the high beam switch or relay.

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Why do my tail lights stay on when the car is off?

You need to disconnect your battery while the car is off or until you resolve this issue.The most likely cause for the brake lights staying on is the brake light switch sticking closed.You can disconnect the plug from the brake light switch at the brake light pedal to see if the lights turn off.

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Why do my LED blinkers blink fast?

Is your LED bulb blinking too fast? Hyperflashing is when the turn signals blink faster than your stock incandescent bulbs did.This happens because your new LED bulbs draw such little power that your turn signal relay sees the bulbs as being out.

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Does a car alarm go off when the red blinking light is on?

A car that has a alarm will usually have a red light on the instrument panel that when you lock the car with the key fob will come on and stay on for a few seconds. After the alarm is set the light will begin to flash. To test the alarm roll down the drivers window and close all the doors and tru...

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Why does my Car radio turn off and on?

The wires are proboly came loose or something.

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Why wont my lights turn off in my car?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why does my ABS trac off and service engine light stay on?

Could be a bad ABS sensor. Needs service/replacement.

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Why won't my lights go off in my car?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why do your parking lights and hazard lights stay on after you turn them off?

YOU COULD HAVE A TWILIGHT OR DELAY SWITCH ON DASH BOARD. NORMALLY IT LOOKS THE SAME AS WHERE YOU PULL YOUR HEADLIGHTS ON AND OFF MANUALLY. IT SPINS TO ENGAGE ON/OFF, CAN HAVE A DIAL FEATURE TOO. IF YOU CANT LOCATE IT LOOK IN YOUR OWNERS MANUAL YOU CAN GO ONLINE TO YOUR SPECFIC CAR BRAND WEB SITE ...

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Why is my battery light on when my car is off?

The battery light indicates a battery charging problem.If the battery light comes on and stays on while you are driving, the most common cause is a broken alternator belt.Total failure of the alternator is another possibility.Your car will run fine until the battery goes dead.

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Why would your headlights and dash lights blink on 1999 Geo Tracker?

Blinking lights on dash and exterior lights may indicate a bad ground wire or a faulty headlight switch. Both would cause those problems.

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Why won't the car start if the security light in blinking om my Allero?

passlock system needs repair, tow it to a GM dealer. They usually replace the lock cylinder & reprogram the security system. $500.oo-$600.00

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Should I keep my fog lights on?

A good sign that you need to use your fog lights is that the fog is thick enough to cause you to slow down.As soon as visibility clears, turn your fog lights off.If you're travelling in traffic and there's a car behind you who will be able to see you without your rear fog light on, turn it off.

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Why is my car shaking and check engine light on?

Check engine light flashing car shaking is a clear sign of trouble.Vibration or shaking may be caused by misfires, poor fuel pressure, or faulty spark plugs.You should also know that a defective idle air control valve might make the engine idle drop significantly.

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Why is my engine light on and car jerking?

When your car is jerking around, this means that the engine is having a misfire and causing the engine to stumble making the vehicle seem to jerk around.Check the camshaft position sensor for any damage and if the harness is secure to it.Check the spark plugs and wires to see if they have any bur...

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Why is my check engine light on and car shaking?

Check engine light flashing car shaking is a clear sign of trouble.Vibration or shaking may be caused by misfires, poor fuel pressure, or faulty spark plugs.You should also know that a defective idle air control valve might make the engine idle drop significantly.

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Why is the AC light blinking on 1991 Toyota Camry?

If an AC light is blinking on a 1991 Toyota Camry it may indicate that a belt is slipping. The AC light may also blink indicating that the system has been overcharged.

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Why wont your tail lights work and when I turn one blinker on both blink?

The most likely cause of this problem is bad earthing of one of your rear light clusters. it would be very helpful if you told us the make and model, but Fiats in the 60's were notorious for this type of problem

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Why is my car shaking and engine light on?

Check engine light flashing car shaking is a clear sign of trouble.Vibration or shaking may be caused by misfires, poor fuel pressure, or faulty spark plugs.You should also know that a defective idle air control valve might make the engine idle drop significantly.

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How do I keep bugs off my car?

Step 1: Pick a bug remover. BEST Bug-Off Bug Remover Spray.Turtle Wax Bug and Tar Remover.WD-40 is also an option and you may already have some in your garage. Dryer sheets can be placed in a spray water bottle with a little bit of water and then sprayed onto the bug-covered areas of your ve...

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How do you keep stray cats off my car?

stray cats were stray cats...but since they were afraid of dogs...I think that you must have one

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Why is my ABS light and traction control light on?

Main reasons that cause the light to come on If the ABS is kicking in, the light will also illuminate.Another of the fluid-related problems that can trigger the light is low brake fluid.Because traction control monitors braking so closely, anything that seems off with the braking system may trig...

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Why do your check engine light keep coming on?

'Well I have a 95 Buick LeSabre, and the check engine light keeps coming on. So I asked a guy at car-x, and he said that usually occurs when you go really slow on the interstate.'

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Why do my power locks keep locking and unlocking?

All the central locking systems, no matter how simple or complex, can suffer this problem when they lose the signal.Faulty door sensors can also cause this problem, and until they are replaced, the system will continue to act up.This, too can make the doors to lock and unlock while you are driving.

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Why does my fan keep running on my car?

Your temperature needle will indicate overheating when this needle runs “high” or “hot” or when the digital dash gives a warning.Often, overheating can be fixed by adding coolant (if the coolant is low) or by changing the oil.A car lacking oil is not good.This can cause an engine to crack or blow.

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What does it mean when the tire pressure light is blinking on and off in the Mazda rx8?

You have a bad t.p.m.s (tire pressure monitoring system) sensor.They are usually part of the valve stem or attached to the inside of the rim by a metal band.

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Why the overdrive light turn on and off constantly?

Your overdrive light could be faulty. You should check your fused and replace the one associated with the overdraft button.

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Why does overdrive light flash on and off?

All it means is that the overdrive in your car is off.If your overdrive light is flashing or blinking, you are not going to be able to correct the issue by pushing a button.It means that something is wrong with your car's transmission – perhaps the range or speed sensors, or the solenoid.

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Why would the 4wd light be flashing on and off?

Depending on the vehicle, the 4wd could be coming on and off. The flashing could also be a code warning. Searching for the specific vehicle may give more specific answers.

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Why would battery warning light come on and off?

cause the tensen pulley could be going bad an my need to be replaced or even your alternater pulley can be getting ready to go bad

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Why does my turn signal not blink?

The good news is that all of these symptoms point to two possible issues, a bad turn signal relay or a dead bulb.If the signal blinks really fast, you have a bulb out on that side.If it doesn't come on at all or doesn't blink, you'll need to replace your turn signal relay.

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Why does your dashboard light and clock light go on and off when breaks are applied?

Check the brake light bulbs, one may be incorrectly installed.

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Why does my fan keep running when my car is off?

It's normal for some vehicles to have a fan run for a few minutes after the car is shut off, generally to keep the engine cool.However, if the fan is running for an extended period, the fan itself can become damaged due to overuse.It's possible you may have a module or relay failing in your car.

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Why is the security light blinking and the car won't start?

Not enough information regarding why the car won't start but as to he security light; it's always blinking when the engine is off.

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Why does my car turn off at red lights?

If your car stalls out at red lights, it means that your engine suddenly can't control the idle.When your engine loses the ability to control the idle, this could be due to several factors, including the following: A malfunctioning or dirty mass air flow sensor.

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Why does my car shut off at a red light?

If your car stalls out at red lights, it means that your engine suddenly can't control the idle.When your engine loses the ability to control the idle, this could be due to several factors, including the following: A malfunctioning or dirty mass air flow sensor.

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Why car run mostly keeping head lights on?

The head lights are called running lights and they make a car more visible to other drivers. This is really true if it is a light colored car and if people are using two lane roads at dusk.

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Why does my serpentine belt keep coming off?

Diagnosing Serpentine Belt Problems.Serpentine belt problems usually result from one of three causes: a defective belt tensioner; misalignment of a pulley; or, defective bearings in the tensioner, idler, or one of accessories driven by the belt (including the water pump).

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Why would your 1999 Geo Tracker head lights and dash lights blink?

On a 1999 GEO Tracker, a bad fuse can cause the headlights and dash lights to blink. A bad voltage regulator or alternator can also cause lights to blink and flicker.

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Why won't my brake light cut off?

Most likely your brake light switch is either not adjusted properly or malfunctioning. It is located under the dash and the brake pedal will press it when it is applied. They are not hard to adjust or replace.

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Why won't my door light go off?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why do my headlights stay on when car is off?

In that case, you can try setting the parking brake to see if that shuts the headlights off, as setting the parking brake typically disables daytime running lights.If a bad headlight relay is a reason that your headlights won't turn off, then the fix there is also to just replace the relay.

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Why does my car light not turn off?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why won't the lights turn off in my car?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why do tail light and instrument panel light fuse keep blowing?

You have a short some where in your vehicle wiring. Go to an electrical repair shop for diagnosis. IT's costly, but first before you just leave your vehicle with any repair shop, check them out with the Better Business Bureau to see how they stand on quality and workmanship and stuff like that.

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Why do all your lights blink when you turn the blinker on?

Cycle the emergency 4-way flasher switch on and off a few times. If it doesn't clear up you may have a faulty signal switch.

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Why don't my park lights on my Toyota 1998 hilux not work and the others do?

Assuming the bulbs are good, check the fuses.

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Why is your gas light blinking?

Because the engine is not properly configured

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Why the airbag light blinks 2001 ranger?

Under the seats are sensors that detect if a person (or anything over 10 pounds or something like that) is sitting there. If the contacts in the sensor are dirty, it will act all wierd. Having the contacts cleaned at a dealer will cost about a hundred bucks or so...ridiculous. For me, the problem...

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