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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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 do the parking lights stay on even when the ignition switch is off on a 1994 subaru?

My friends just had this problem. There is a switch on the steering column that controls this light. You may have accidentally hit it. As did the people who detailed her car did.Good Luck.

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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 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 on a 1992 town car interior lights stay on turned off on dimmer switch why won't they go off?

One of your door switches is probably malfunctioning. Find the switches usually on the hinge side attached to the body and use a little wd40 and move it in and out and it may start working. If not the bad one will have to be replaced.

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How long can LED lights stay on?

Many LEDs have a rated life of up to 50,000 hours.This is approximately 50 times longer than a typical incandescent, 20-25 times longer than a typical halogen, and 8-10 times longer than a typical CFL.Used 12 hours a day, a 50,000 bulb will last more than 11 years.

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Why do lights go off when switched to bright?

Bulbs burned out, possible headlight switch

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Why do my LED trailer lights flicker?

Lights flashing, flickering, or simply not working at all… it's actually a really common problem with LED lighting on trailers or other towed equipment.The reason for all this is due to the very low current draw created by the LED lights, thereby sending a message to the towing vehicle that there...

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How do you replace the brake light switch for Acura Legend 1986 My brake lights stay ON when the engine is OFF.?

The switch is located on the brake pedal. Undo bolt & wire & replace switch. Note adjustment before removing old switch if you've not replaced one before. You my want to use a mulitmeter (digital with continuity function) to test it before you buy one.

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Why would my tail lights stay on?

If the tail lights are illuminated even after you have used the on-off switch to command them off, that means the switch supplying power is fused shut and/or the circuit is being powered when it is not supposed to be due to a wiring fault.

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Why are my tail lights staying on?

If the tail lights are illuminated even after you have used the on-off switch to command them off, that means the switch supplying power is fused shut and/or the circuit is being powered when it is not supposed to be due to a wiring fault.

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Why does my dome light stay on?

It could also be on because of the headlight switch being turned and locked into the furthest counter clockwise position.One of the switches in one of the doors could have a bad switch or maybe the part that presses the button to turn off the interior lights when the door is closed is worn down o...

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Why does my seatbelt light stay on?

Think of your seat belt as an electrical circuit.It's an 'open' circuit when the best is disconnected and 'closed' when connected.The seat belt warning light should go out once you have securely buckled up and closed the circuit.One common place where this circuit is broken is under the seat.

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Why does my coolant light stay on?

Coolant Light stays on If the sensor shorts, it can cause the Coolant Level Light to stay on.This is a problem because a permanently illuminated coolant light will not be able to properly alert the driver if the coolant level does drop low.

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HOW LONG CAN LED strip lights stay on?

Many people ask how long do LEDs last.Under ideal conditions LEDs are rated for 50,000 hours.Thats about six years of continuous use.Of course in an under cabinet or other home lighting installations, it can be longer.

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How do I turn off the LED light on my mini?

Push the button on the end of the indicator stalk until “SET/INFO” is displayed on the dashboard display.Press and hold the button until the display changes to say “SET”.Then continue to press the button to scroll through display until you see the tyre monitor symbol and “ACTIVE” and “RESET” are ...

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Why do the interior lights stay on when mydoors are shut in my 91 Toyota 4Runner?

The interior lights will remain on for a duration of time after the doors are shut as a safety/courtesy feature. The reason they remain on is the capacitor in the lighting electrical circuitry. The capacitor passes on energy when the circuit is powered, and retains voltage when the circuit is pow...

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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 does my fan stay on when my car is off?

In today's modern vehicles it is considered normal for the engine cooling fan to keep running for a few minutes after you turn off the car.When the engine is turned off, the coolant doesn't circulate, and the heat stays trapped therefore prolonging the engine from cooling.

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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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What does it mean when led light stays on aftermarket alarm?

When the LED light on an aftermarket alarm stays on, it means that the alarm is active. The light generally shows that the alarm status is "ready."

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Why does my security light stay 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 is my security light staying 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 would rear parking and brake lights stay on when the car is shut off?

There are two or more faults at work here depending on the car.If your car has a relay that runs brake lights or Tail lights one or both could be bad.ORIf your car has these items controlled by a body control module it could be bad or with this system the computer grounds the bulbs to make them w...

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2007 impreza outback why are the running lights staying on when car is turned off?

There is a switch to turn the lights on when the car is off. On an 01 & 07 impreza (and other model years too), it is on the top of the steering wheel column, in between the steering wheel and the gauges.I did the same thing, took me an afternoon to find it, and I felt pretty silly when I fig...

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Why does the parking light stay on when you turn the car off?

because the lights are not controlled by the ignition switch; they are controlled by a separate light switch.

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Why does starter stay running after switch is off?

Either the keyswitch has failed or the contacts inside the starter have fused.

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Why do the headlights on my 96 Geo Tracker stay on even when the engine is off?

They don't have automatic light features.

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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 door open light stay on?

The sensor typically uses a switch with a spring-loaded plunger that is compressed when the door is closed, and is released when the door is open.This action opens and closes an electrical circuit, sending a signal to your vehicle's computer, activating the door ajar warning light when the door i...

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Why do marker lights stay on?

If they stay on for a short time after leaving the car on a new vehicle, that is normal. If they car is older or the lights just stay on, it is one of a few things.1. The parking lights were left on.2. The light switch is bad3. There is a short in the wiring to the lights.

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Why do tail lights stay on?

If the tail lights are illuminated even after you have used the on-off switch to command them off, that means the switch supplying power is fused shut and/or the circuit is being powered when it is not supposed to be due to a wiring fault.

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Why does my 92 Corvette parking brake light stay on?

Check the level of brake fluid in the master cylinder reservoir. If it is low that will illuminate the brake light also. If it is low on brake fluid it's time to have the brakes serviced.

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Why wont your car CD players LED light not turn off when the car is not on?

Residual current in the circuit which is insufficient for a normal bulb to work. LEDs need very little current, hence may still show as on. If you look closely you should see the LED not at full brightness, it draws very very little current and should not drain a battery. You can fit a resistor, ...

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Why does my low coolant light stay on?

Coolant Light stays on If the sensor shorts, it can cause the Coolant Level Light to stay on.This is a problem because a permanently illuminated coolant light will not be able to properly alert the driver if the coolant level does drop low.

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Why does my car brake lights stay on even when Im not pressing the brakes?

you've got a faulty switch which is located above the brake pedal.. or a short circuit

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Why do your brake lights stay on with car off 2000 cavalier?

faulty switch under pedal arm most likely-they are adjustable. try lifting pedal by hand and have someone check if they are off, if that fails, adjust to move button further away from arm

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Does turning LED lights on and off shorten their life?

LED Lighting The operating life of a light emitting diode (LED) is unaffected by turning it on and off.While lifetime is reduced for fluorescent lamps the more often they are switched on and off, there is no negative effect on LED lifetime.

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My 1997 Nissan maxima brake lights stay on when after the car is off and don't turn off when the car is on?

Check the brake pedal switch that is activated on the brake pedal arm. The switch is activated when it is pushed in when the driver lets off the brake and the arm comes up. There is a hole that is plugged with a small black plastic cap. on my Maxima that cap broke. I was able to find a bolt that ...

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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 hold light stays on when let go?

Sorry, but I simply do not understand your question. What hold light are you referring to. And what do you mean by, "when you let go"? Please rephrase the question with more detailed information.

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How do you switch off engine light?

you can take it to advance auto parts and get them to put a scanner on it and clear it... if it is a '96 of later model

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How do you get your dash lights to go off when they stay on and the car is off?

So what is the problem with my stupid car with the lights on the dashlight problem?

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Why would the tail lights stay on when the car is off on a 1995 GEO Prism?

sounds like a bad headlight turnsignal combo switch,,,,i just replaced mine cause the high beams was not coming on, got a used 1 for 50 bucks works fine now!

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Why do LED lights need a relay?

A relay is an electrical switch.It allows a low current "switch" circuit to control the electricity flow of a high-current circuit load, like your LED Light bar for example.

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Why do your brake lights on your 206 stay on?

Possibly a defective brake light swith stuck closed.

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Why do high beams lights come on when making a turn and stay on?

It's possible that when you turn your blinker on you are inadvertently pushing the lever forward causing your high beams to come on and stay on.

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What do you do when your brake light stay on?

Bad Switch: One common reason for the Parking Brake light to stay on is a failing or failed switch.This can be checked easily by jiggling the handle after it is down.If the light turns off (or turns off and then back on), the switch is the most likely culprit and will need to be replaced.

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Why do abs lights on Toyota 4 runner stay on?

Because there is a problem with the Anti-Lock Brake System. Not a DIY repair. Take it to a professional.

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Why interior light stays on?

The switch is in the on position.

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Can I put LED lights on my car?

Most LED Light Bulbs Are 'Plug-and-Play' Thankfully, the lighting industry has standardized this, so it's safe to say that for the majority of cars and trucks built in the last 50 years, we have the bulbs..At CARiD's website, we take it one step further and make it super simple for you.

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Why do my lights dim when the refrigerator kicks on?

The problem is most likely due to the voltage drop that occurs when the refrigerator's compressor energizes.When this happens, a large amount of current is drawn from the supply.While this is only for a very brief moment, it is usually enough to cause lights to dim or flicker.

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How come your brake lights stay on when your car is turned off?

well, people don't want to hit your car, and you don't either

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What causes brake lights to stay on when car is off?

If your brake lights are staying on, it will drain your battery.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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How do I convert my tail lights to LED?

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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 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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Why did car lights originally stay on after the car was turned off?

Most newer models of cars now have a safety design that allows the headlights to stay on for a few minutes before shutting themselves off to allow the occupants to safely get to a door or gate. Also, on many newer model vehicles, if the lights are turned off before the ignition, the lights will s...

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Why do your check engine light stay on?

have vehicle scanned to determine the problem

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Why do your Honda CR-V brake lights stay on?

Defective or out of adjustment brake light switch. Defective or out of adjustment brake light switch.Defective or out of adjustment brake light switch.

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Why do brake lights stay on 2003 passat?

VW brake light switches are known to be faulty. I would have your dealer check your VIN number to see if there are any outstanding recalls for a brake light switch. Try pumping the brakes while the car is parked and see if they will go off..

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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 would your brake lights stay on when you turn the lights out and the car off on a 1994 Chrysler Lebaron?

That's because your car is equipped with a light sensor that works in that way; after a few seconds the lights will go off. Any more questions?, please feel free to contact me at [email protected]

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How do I install LED lights in my car?

How to Install Car LED Strip Lights Set the LED strip underneath your vehicle. Extend the wires. Tap the Red wire to battery positive/Black wire to negative or ground. Place the module box close to the battery, but away from the engine so there is no risk of damage. Test to make sure ever...

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Should the dashboard lights stay on in a ford focus zetec when engine is turned off?

I've just noticed mine does the same, where the time and mileage is shown it stays lit

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Why does airbag light stay on for about 20 seconds after start-up then goes off?

That is normal for many vehicles. The airbag system goes threw a self check each time you start up.

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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 does the brake light stay on?

Common reasons for this to happen: Bad Switch: One common reason for the Parking Brake light to stay on is a failing or failed switch.You may notice the light turning on or off when going around turns as the fluid level changes.Bad Level Sensor: Your master cylinder is equipped with a brake fluid...

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Why does the step light stay on?

bad switch == Te light is operated by a switch in the door or frame. The switch wire is either shorting out to the vehicle body or the switch has failed in the 'on' position. It might just e seized up. There might also be a step light override, like a courtesy roof light has. Check it is in the o...

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Why would the head lights of your car remain on after the ignition is switched off?

Hey Humayun==It would help if you stated what kind of car you have. If you have automatic headlights there is a module under the dash that controls them and it is bad. On some cars, the lights stay on until the door is opened. GoodluckJoe

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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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Why is the handbrake light stay on?

Common reasons for this to happen: Bad Switch: One common reason for the Parking Brake light to stay on is a failing or failed switch.Low Brake Fluid: Your Parking Brake light is a multifunction device, and is designed to illuminate if the fluid level in the reservoir drops below a certain point.

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Why would a dome light stay on?

It could also be on because of the headlight switch being turned and locked into the furthest counter clockwise position.One of the switches in one of the doors could have a bad switch or maybe the part that presses the button to turn off the interior lights when the door is closed is worn down o...

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Your dome light stays on even after shutting the doors and turning on the ignicion switch?

your door is not closed tight enough or the switch is possably broke. check the manual switch by the headlight swich, it maybe turned on. some reason your not opening the circut when the door is closing.check the position of the dome light control switch you probably turned it on inadvertently ju...

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How do you reset abs light where it stays off?

Have the problem repaired that caused the light to come on in the first place. Otherwise it will continue to come back on.

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Why does my Car engine continue running when the ignition is switch off?

It sounds like your dizzy cap isn't lined right which causes the engine to stay running after the ignition has been switched off. i had the same problem with my fiesta

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Why does the door ajar light stay on when you step on the brakes?

some how the tail light wire is touching the ajar wire

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Why in your 2008 Titan does the heater fan stay on even if you switch it off?

You could have a short to ground somewhere in the system. Im not completely sure...would have to examine it for myself. Take it to a shop. Just from what you said though, its probably a short to ground

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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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What does it mean when my emergency brake light stays on?

This light is the parking brake warning light.Depending on the make of the vehicle, it can be either red or orange.If it remains lit after the parking brake is released or if it turns on and off intermittently while you're driving, it means you need to add brake fluid.

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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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How do you switch off cam belt light?

You need the equipment that interfaces with the PCM.

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Why does the brake lights stay on after you turn the headlights on and off on your ford?

I dont know because i dont have a FORD Check your brake light switch on the back of your brake pedal for adjustment.

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Why does the door ajar light stay on in my 2003 mercury mountaineer?

I'm having the same problem with mine and have yet to see a solution on the web. I hear ya man... I'm having the same problem with mine and have yet to see a solution on the web. I hear ya man...

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Do LED lights need replacing?

LED Lifespan First of all, rest assured that the average LED bulb will produce 60% of its power (easily enough due to its powerful shine) for 50,000 hours before giving up the ghost.This means that you will only need to replace an LED bulb, depending on the usage it receives, every 5 - 10 years ...

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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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What happens when LED lights burn out?

LED lights do burn out, but at least in theory they should last far longer than incandescent or fluorescent lights.An individual LED may well last 100,000 hours, but it only takes one of those diodes failing before the bulb can be considered to no longer be working properly.

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How do you switch off the airbag light on a 2001 ford focus 2.0 zetec?

If it's on, then there's a problem. What you should do is get the codes checked for the airbag system and either fix it yourself or have someone do it for you. It might be something as simple as a collision sensor malfunctioning. Technically you might be able to clear the light by resetting the c...

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Eb falcon water light is on how do you switch it off?

get it reset at autozone for like 5 bucks

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Why does my brake light switch keep burning out?

Bad Brake Light Switch When the brake pedal gets pushed, a switch is triggered to send a signal to the lights out back that it's time to turn on.Analog switches wear out over time, and they can get dirty, too, which interferes with their ability to make positive contact and transmit the right si...

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What does it mean when turn car on a oil light stays on for few seconds and then shuts off?

The oil light come on if there is not enough oil pressure. When you first start up, the oil pump needs a little time to build up the pressure. However, you should check that the oil reservoir is full with the dip stick (with the car cold and on level ground).It may also be that the oil and oil fi...

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Why does the engine light stay on in my Ford Transit van diesel 1999 model?

Sounds like the Check Engine Light (CEL), also known as the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL). These engines have a number of sensors in them. When a sensor returns data the computer determines to be invalid or incorrect, it determines that there is a fault with how the engine is operating, assign...

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Why does the door ajar and dome light stay on in my 2002 rangerfx4 offroad?

Those are actuated by a switch in the door frame... most likely, you either have a defective switch, or a short to power elsewhere in the circuit.If all the doors are shut tight you probably have a broken or out of adjustment door switch.

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Why do my dashboard lights dim when I turn on my headlights?

Dashboard illumination is set on new cars to shine bright during the day so they can be seen in sunlight.When you turn on your headlights, the dash lights dim so glare won't distract your eyes from the road.You have a dimmer and it's set to low, so the dash lights hardly show at night.

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How can I fix my signal light switch on my Chevy S-10 . It has a hard click up or down and doesnt blink it stays on?

The switch itself isn't serviceable... you replace it. If your indicators aren't blinking, that might indicate a faulty turn signal relay. Do your four ways work?Replace the multi-function switch (aka, signal light switch) with a new one. Trying to repair the broken one is not practical.

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Why does my cooling fan stay on?

Depending on the wiring setup of the vehicle, this may cause them to stay on even when the vehicle is off, which will drain the battery.The cooling fan relay essentially functions as the switch for the engine's cooling fans, and is therefore an important electrical component of the vehicle's cool...

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My mini cooper engine symbol light is staying on?

If it's red you'd better not be driving it. If it's amber have your mechanic check it out ASAP.

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What would cause my emergency brake light to stay on?

Bad Switch: One common reason for the Parking Brake light to stay on is a failing or failed switch.This can be checked easily by jiggling the handle after it is down.If the light turns off (or turns off and then back on), the switch is the most likely culprit and will need to be replaced.

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Why does the clock light stay on on 96 Corsica?

Disconnecting the battery for at least fifteen minutes may turn the clock light off. Pulling the fuses in the radio consoleÊis another fix to try for a clock light that stays on in a 96 Corsica.

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