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

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

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Why a car won't turn on when the Dashboard Lights and Gauges go on and off quickly?

loose battery connection, or dead battery.

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What is wrong with your breaks the abs and brake lights are both on and wont go off?

The ABS light is on because there is a problem with the ABS. Normally this means your regular brakes are still working as they should and you just do not have ABS. But your brake light is also on so this is far more serious. Check the brake fluid in the Master Cylinder and add as necessary. Use o...

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What does it mean when your dashboard lights go out?

Check the dashboard light fuse.A blown fuse can disable the vehicle's dashboard light.The fuse box may be under the hood, or near the floor, near the brake pedal, or there may be two fuse boxes in both places.Tail lights and dash lights are connected through the tail light (and/or brake light) fuse.

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What does it mean when all your dashboard lights go on?

The dash lights coming on and vehicle shutting down are, most likely, related to a charging system problem.It's fairly common for all the dash lights to come on with no alternator output, low voltage can cause unusual electrical issues.The alternator should have been tested at the time of battery...

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Why are there clicks when applying break just going in and out of parking spaces or parallel parking?

could be alot of things, most brake shops(i.e. Midas, Mieneke ..etc..) offer FREE no obligation brake inspections, but if you want to check yourself.... You should be able to find a shop manual at your local library with the right info...make copies as they are usually only in the REFERENCE secti...

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What does it mean when your dashboard lights are dim?

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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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 your anti-lock brake light not go off?

There is a problem with the ABS. This is a repair for a professional.

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Why wont your brake light indicator on the dashboard turn off?

Could be,Low on brake fluid,Parking brake not fully retracted,Problem with the brake system,Have a trusted mechanic inspect the brakes soon.

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Why does the check engine light go on and off on a 2003 Harley?

Because there's an intermittent issue which needs to be addressed. You need to have the DTCs (fault codes) read to find out which codes you have, what your active codes are, what your inactive codes are, and how many counts of each fault you have.

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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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1988 Chrysler new yorker dashboard and sidedoor lights didn't shut off when car is shut off.?

because the doors are broken becacause he forgot to shut off the light.

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Break lights when headlights are on?

there are two bulbs in the back that are red when you turn your headlights on it is dark so the other bulb is used for other drivers to see your car if it really is your break light bulb you have a bad or wrong connection and have to go to garage

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Why does check engine light go off when disconnect battery and come back on the next day?

The check engine light goes on because there is a problem with the engine control system. Until the problem is fixed it will continue to come back on even after you clear it by disconnecting the battery.

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What does it mean when the brake light on the dash board goes on while heavy breaking?

Air in the brake hydraulic system or defective master cylinder.

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Why are all the lights on my dashboard on?

The dash lights coming on and vehicle shutting down are, most likely, related to a charging system problem.It's fairly common for all the dash lights to come on with no alternator output, low voltage can cause unusual electrical issues.The alternator should have been tested at the time of battery...

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Left and right signal indicator stops working when breaks are applied .it works for some time then goes off .?

Type and age of vehicle would be helpful. But it is probably a short in the turn signal/brake light system. I had that problem once and it turned out it was a bad filament in one of my tail lamps.

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Why won't the tail lights go off when I park and turn off the headlights?

Is it the taillights or the brake lights? If taillights it may be a wiring problem, If brake lights check the switch on the brake pedal

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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 dashboard lights and heater not work on an Infiniti I30 when headlights are on?

My Infinity has a dial type switch on the dash that rolls to the left or right. It makes the lights in the dash brighter and dimmer, also turns the inside overhead light come on, when doors aren't open, by turning it until it clicks. Most cars have this type switch around the headlight switch, bu...

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What does it mean when your dashboard lights flicker?

1) Dimming/Flickering Lights The alternator is responsible for keeping your electrical system alive.Your alternator might be going bad if your headlights and/or dashboard lights start to flicker and become dim.Once the dash lights or headlights dim, it is a clear indication of alternator malfunc...

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Why does your sidelight come on when breaking?

because you have got the wrong bulb in the side light

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Why do your car start when your trac light light is on im in park when you go to drive your car jerk and go dead?

Check TORQUE CONVERTER

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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 do car engine go off and on when driving?

its not turning off and on its just losing and gaining rpm`s

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How do apply breaks when slowing and stopping?

Gently press down on the peddle so the car slows down at an acceptable rate and as you come to a stop gently lift off so the car stops softly, but don't remove you're foot from the brake until you are safely stopped.

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Why is the wrench light on your dashboard mean?

The wrench light generally means a transmission fault.If it does not come back it may not be a cause for alarm.However, if it lights up often while driving or permanently, you may want to get a mechanic to check into the cause of the light illuminating.

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Why are your Brake lights always on even when car is off?

Brake light switch is stuck or defective.

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What does it mean when your oil light flashes on and off?

Oil light flickering while idle If your oil light flickers on and off while you are stopped or are idle, there may be a problem with your oil sensor or the oil pressure may be too low.The engine should have at least 5 PSI when not moving, and any less than that will cause the light to flicker on...

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What does the lights on your dashboard mean?

Your vehicle's dashboard light plays an important role.These lights indicate an issue with your car that needs either an immediate action or checking.Transmission Temperature.Indicator light means the engine temperature has exceeded normal limits.

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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 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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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 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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What does it mean when your oil light goes on and off when your ideling than turns off when your moving?

There are usually two oil lights; yellow for low oil level, and red for low oil pressure. Yours is most likely yellow, indicating your oil levels are low. It turns off when the car is moving because it's not low enough to register when the car's moving, as oil is moving through the engine, and th...

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Why does the battery light come on and off when the car is running?

This could happen for different causes.1. Your battery is making contact with a surface (like the hood, seat frame or trunk battery holder.) in BMW 325 or Cadillac north-star cases.2. The positive cables from the alternation or starter are bad and making contact with the engine, manifolds or body...

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Why does your oil gauge alarm keep going off and on Oil recently changed?

Physically check the engine oil level with the dipstick to confirm the engine is full of oil. If the engine is full, the oil level sensor or wiring to it may be at fault. If the level is low, go back to where the oil was changed and complain.

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Interior light comes on when door opens and doesn't alway go off when door closes door agar light stay on when this is happening and when break is stepped on the come on and go off when you reach 10 m?

What type of car? Asian sport car-Switch is on B pillar (that's where the door opens from) Most American sedans-Switch is on A pillar(that is where the door hinges are), Some others have the switch on the inside of the door attached to the latch claw, An example of this is late model ford. EITHER...

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Why does Dashboard brake light stays on 02 cav?

Could be low on brake fluid, time to have the brakes checked.

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Your clock and interior lights on your 96 previa dont work fuses ok any ideas?

Check the fuseable link.

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Why do lights go off when switched to bright?

Bulbs burned out, possible headlight switch

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What does it mean when battery light on dashboard of a vw lights up and stays on?

The battery indicator lamp illuminating usually means that the battery is not receiving or accepting a charge from the alternator and is being drained past an unsatisfactory state of charge.

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How do you turn VSC lights off on dash board?

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What does it mean when your brake lights don't go off even when the car is off?

Could be a bad or misaligned stop light switch at the upper end of the brake pedal under dash area

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Your dash board light turn and off 93 ford explorer 4x4?

It seems like you have a problem with the fuse for your dashboard. Locate the fuse and switch it for a new fuse.

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Why is the full beam light showing on the dashboard when i turn the lights on?

could be two things bad earth behind the dash or on the lights. Or if you control your lights on a stem coming off the steering column that could be faulty? it is indicating your daytime driving lights are on

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Why does trailer abs light turn on when truck brakes apply?

Because there's either a problem with your trailer's ABS system, there's a fault in the wiring, or there's bad wheel speed sensor.

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What does it mean when there is a red light saying brakes on the dash board?

it means either your emergency brake is on or your low on brake fluid

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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 od off mean on dashboard?

The OD light on dash stands for Overdrive. There is a button (usually) on the end of the turn signal lever. Some cars the button or switch is on the dash. If you push the button/switch the light will change to OD or OD on (may even go out) then you will be in overdrive. Being in overdrive is good...

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When driving on slick roads why is it advisable to apply the break slowly?

If you apply the breaks quickly on a slick road, the wheels' rotational movement will come to a complete stop, but the car itself will keep moving forward, causing the car to slip. It happens because the force of friction, Ff, is small. The traction of the wheels on the ground (which requires tha...

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Why does your car shimmies when you apply the brakes?

The vehicle probably has warped brake rotors, resurface or replacement of brake rotors is necessary to cure that condition..

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Why are the dashboard lights on your 1994 ford aerostar go out when you turn on the headlights also abs warning light flashes continuosly have brake light disfunction also?

You have a ground fault. Check the grounds to the dash and the ABS controller.

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Why a moving ship does take longer time as compared to a car when equal breaks are applied?

as the momentum of the ship is greater than that of the car, it takes a longer time for the ship to come to a halt. Hence it takes a longer time for the ship to come to rest than the car.

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Why won't the front lights go out when everything is turned off on Renault Modus?

If the front lights go out when everything is turned off on a Renault Modus, this may be due to grounded wiring. Check all wiring that lead to the front lights and the connectors to the battery.

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Why does your abs light and track light comes on when driving your 2008 dodge charger rt?

The ABS and Track module has detected a problem with the system. The code(s) can be read to help determine the cause. Your local auto parts store can help you with that at no charge.

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What does it mean when brake lights wont go 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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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 wont the tail lights go off on your 95 Nissan truck?

Those tail lights could be the brake lights you are seeing and that would be a faulty brake light switch or the brake light switch is out of adjustment.

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Why does your air conditioner go off when your car engine is under a load?

some cars are designed to turn off comp when kicked into passing gear to give you more power

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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 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 does your car lurch when you apply the brakes?

The friction caused by the brakes causes the car to decelerate. This negative acceleration, in turn, causes a force to be applied to all those in the car. This is the lurch you feel.

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Why does your idle fluctuate when you apply brakes?

Your car may fluctuate in idle while applying the brakes due to a problem in the computer. Everything in cars nowadays is regulated by the ECM(Electronic Control Module). A few simple diagnostics tests done by a certified tech can tell you what exactly the problem is. You may also have a bad powe...

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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 your nose cone keep breaking on your starter?

Usually it's because the clearance between the starter drive gear (pinion gear) and the flywheel ring gear is too tight. Many vehicles use shims to increase the clearance (backlash) between the two gears. Also, you did not mention the year make or model of your vehicle, but if it is a 1996 throug...

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Should clock stay on when car off 04 passat?

from all model from 2002 to 2005, the interior clock and mileage stay on after car is off.

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Why are your abs and traction control lights on?

Because your brakes don't work and you need to fix your car smart guy.

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When you turn on your left turn signal and you have to apply the breaks at the same time your right rear brake light goes out but the center brake light works?

If this were my car, I would replace the brake light switch ( near the brake pedal ). This could be the problem and is about the cheapest thing to start with. Good luck.check the ground connection at the taillights a bad ground will cause this

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Why does your handbrake indicator light come on when you accelerate in first and second gear?

This light is used for 2 different purposes.(1) If the brake fluid is low,this light will come on.(2) light will come on when you engage the parking brake.

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Why does your car jerk when going on the road?

Idiot 16 year old drivers who don't know what they are doingAdded:It also could be a problem with the fuel injection or fuel filter not letting enough fuel in the chamber for the combustion process.

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Why do your dashboard lightsheadlightsradio and speedometer go wacko while driving?

The most common failure of dash lights, radios and various dash electricals is a common ground that has gone intermittant. Checking a vehicle electrical schematic will confirm the commonality of these systems & the manual will specify the location of said ground connection. Usually the ground...

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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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Does cold weather affect motion sensor lights going on and off?

Yes, the temperature definitely affects motion sensors.Motion sensors don't exactly detect motion. The sensor chip is very sensitive to Infra Red signals given off by all objects in front of the sensor. Basically, it really senses temperatures.When it is cold outside, a person, dog, or WARM car w...

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1999 Nissan altima headlight will not come on and parking lights will not go off when car is turned off?

headlight switch is bad

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Why does your hand brake light come on when cornering?

Sounds like you have either a switch out of adjustment or a loose wire touching ground somewhere, which is turning your brake lamp on when you corner. Depending on where your hand brake is located, you'll probabley want to start there and look at the switch (normally located under the brake handl...

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Your rear brake lights wont go off?

Sounds like it sticking from under the brake pedal. Have the brake switch looked at. It may need to be adjusted of replaced.

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What does it mean when your battery light and airbag light comes on in your car?

the battery light means that your battery is being charged properly. so let it light.

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When brakes are applied car sometimes turns off?

Hope that doesn't happen on a busy road.

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Why does your car vibrate when you break?

The brake shoes may be completely worn or the brake rotors may be warped, due to a caliper being frozen and continually dragging. This needs professional repairs, take it to the shop right away.

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When Should ABS light go off?

The ABS light (usually yellow, amber or orange) should come on briefly every time you start your car as part of a system check.If the light stays on, that means something isn't working and the system has been shut down.With ABS, sensors mounted at each wheel monitor the speed at which the wheels ...

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Why does a car stop when brakes are applied?

To stop a car, the brakes have to get rid of that kinetic energy.They do so by using the force of friction to convert that kinetic energy into heat.When you press your foot down on the brake pedal, a connected lever pushes a piston into the master cylinder, which is filled with hydraulic fluid.

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Why won't the dash and tail lights on your 1998 Toyota Corolla won't go back on?

Dash lights and tailights are generally on the same circuit; Did you check the fuse? You may have a blown fuse. If it blows again there may be a bad tailight bulb that is causing this problem. Good luck.

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Why does the heater behind the dashboard make a clicking noise when turned off?

Don't know what the year, make or model is but it sounds like the temp blend door actuator gears are stripped.

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Why does your dash indicator say yes when the running lights are not on?

Because you have a very optimistic car.

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What does ETS light mean on dashboard?

Posted: 02/03/2013.Susan Syme, you are probably talking about the Enhanced Traction System (ETS) warning light.It will turn on when the engine computer sees a problem.The ETS system monitors wheel speed via the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS).

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Why won't the brake lights go off?

Could be that the brake light peddle switch is stuck in the on position. It is located under the dash on drivers side on the upper top brake peddle arm. When the peddle is depressed it pushes a switch to enguage the brake lights, it's not a big switch about 2 inches square, if you push the brake ...

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Why would a td5 loose power and go into limp mode and the m and s lights up on dash board?

Assuming you mean a Volvo Td5 engine (same as Ford,Landrover) then this probably means some kind of either a) wiring fault b) ECU (Engine Control Unit) failure or c) a malfunction of a motor or electrical component of some kind. Alternatively, this could genuinely mean you have a engine problem, ...

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Your car whants to turn off whan its parked and when its stoped on a red light?

misfire ? could be a bad tps sensor or map sensor or maf sensor lol

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Why does my Ford E150 Van discharge when the lights and heater are on?

The alternator is weak or the belt is slipping.

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Handbrake light wont go off even when handbrake is off?

Beneath the handbrake level there would be a small electric/electronic switch which must have got damaged so get it replaced from your mechanic. There's one more serious concern sometimes when the main brakes malfunction the same indicator glows so better get your vehicle's entire braking system ...

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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 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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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 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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Why your car break produce squeeky sound when hit break?

rust is forming on the brake drums and when u hit the brakes the rust is being ground off

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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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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 did all my dashboard lights turn on while driving?

The dash lights coming on and vehicle shutting down are, most likely, related to a charging system problem.It's fairly common for all the dash lights to come on with no alternator output, low voltage can cause unusual electrical issues.The alternator should have been tested at the time of battery...

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Why is the orange coil light flashing on your Nissan terrano dash board?

The orange coil light should come on when the ignition is turned to the first position - it lets you know power is going to the glow plugs to warm them. You shouldn't turn the engine over to "start" until the light goes out. I haven't seen / heard of a situation where the coil light "flashes", so...

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