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 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 WON'T MY PARKING LIGHTS GO OFF IN MY 2000 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR AFTER TURING IT OFF?

Either a short to power in the circuit or a defective switch.

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If you've inflated your tires to the proper air pressure, but the warning light stays on, you may have a leak or there's a problem with the TPMS in one or more of your tires.It's simple enough to check if there's a leak in a tire.Just use your tire gauge to recheck the air pressure in all your ti...

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Why won't my exterior brake lights go off?

brake light switch is bad

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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 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 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 the lights go of in my 06seat leon?

The lights on my 06 seat Leon won't go of does any 1 no why

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Why won't my car go in reverse?

Tranny is shot. The reverse gear in your transmission had burned out

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Why won't my back brake lights turn off?

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.If they do, you will need a replacement brake light switch.

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Why won't my Audi esp light turn off?

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

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Why won't my car go forward?

Cause it Fails! Either the transmission is shot or the parking brake is stuck on.

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Why won't my car go over 50?

There are any number of reasons why not. I could think semi-blown head gasket to driving with the emergency brake still engaged.

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Why won't my anti lock brake light in 1997 Honda accord XL v6 turn off?

Sometimes the wheel speed sensors go bad and causes this to come on. You need to replace the speed sensor or sensors. [email protected]

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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 will my brake lights in my 1995 Nissan altima not go off?

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Why wont my parking brake light go off?

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 my car won't shut off after using car stater?

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Why won't my headlights turn 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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What do i do my emergency brake won't go off?

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Why won't my car shut off when it overheats?

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This is a known problem on some vehicles. Check with your dealer to see if your car has been the subject of a re call campaign.

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Why won't my car go over 40 miles an hour?

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Replace the windshield wiper motor right away.The windshield wiper fuse is burnt out.If the wiper motor fuse burns out, check for any obstructions that may cause the motor to be overloaded.Heavy snow on the wiper blades or a wiper blade or arm caught on something or snagged together can cause the...

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Why won't my car go when I push the gas?

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Your switch could be stuck, or you might have a short to ground in your headlight circuit.

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Why won't my Heat get hot in my car?

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Why won't my key turn in my car?

Occasionally, because of this lock, the steering wheel can get stuck, which in turn means the vehicle key also becomes stuck and cannot move to release it.“Jiggling” the steering wheel side to side while also attempting the turn the key can relieve this lock pressure and allow the key to turn.

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Why won't car shut off after it is turned off?

yes i have repaired one of those problems, it ended up being the ignition switch unit.

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Why does my Car turn off after going over bumps?

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Why does my Nissan car alarm keep going off?

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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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Insert the key into the ignition and turn it to the “on” position without starting the engine.Press the the gas pedal slowly to the floor three successive times within 10 seconds.Turning the ignition off.If the light is still on the next time you start the truck, repeat the process.

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Because your car runs on gas but your lites run on a battery.

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There could be many reasons, and you should take it to a mechanic to check it out.

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You have to change the gear. It won't do it by itself.

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While there are a variety of reasons your Kia Optima key won't turn, the most common 3 are a binding steering column/lock, an ignition switch issue, or a problem with the ignition key.

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get some spray from your local supermarket (yes it does exist) and if not then call 'bugbeaters'(look them up) , i once had the same problem with wasps and they dealt with it incredibly well!! hope this helps!

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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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The wiper switch on the ParkAvenue could be bad. Or, the intermittent relay for the wipers could be stuck, causing the wipers to run.

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Why won't my remote key open my car door?

Open the fob and replace the battery.If it unlocks the door, the problem may be a weak battery in the key fob, or a problem in the keyless entry antenna or wiring.The key fob itself could be defective or have a bad unlock button.Try the lock button, trunk release button or panic button.

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Why won't my key fob unlock my car?

Open the fob and replace the battery.If it unlocks the door, the problem may be a weak battery in the key fob, or a problem in the keyless entry antenna or wiring.The key fob itself could be defective or have a bad unlock button.Try the lock button, trunk release button or panic button.

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Why won't my remote unlock my car door?

If it unlocks the door, the problem may be a weak battery in the key fob, or a problem in the keyless entry antenna or wiring.The key fob itself could be defective or have a bad unlock button.Try the lock button, trunk release button or panic button.If the other buttons work, the problem is a bad...

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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 won't my car won't start the light won't turn on even when you jump start it what could be wrong?

Be sure and check the Negative battery cable connections where it connects to the frame or engine block of your vehicle. I have had this problem before and the cable was loose at the engine block. Also the Positive cable could be shorted to ground and jumping will not help.

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Why did my check engine light turn off?

Reason #1 – A Loose or Faulty Gas Cap – Yes, surprisingly this can cause the Check Engine or Service Engine Soon light to come on.Start by taking the gas cap off and putting it back on.You'll then need to drive the vehicle a few times to get the Onboard Diagnostic (OBD) system to reset and turn t...

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2004 town car won't go in reverse?

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Why won't my radio work after replacing my car starter?

If the battery was disconnected while the starter was being replaced, the radio would lose its memory. Reprogramming the clock and radio stations to your favorite channels should correct the problem. Consult the owners manual for directions.

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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 Mitsubishi eclipse turn off a stop lights?

NOT SURE BUT YOU CAN TAKE IT TO ADVANCED AUTO PARTS AND THEY'LL CHECK IT ON A COMPUTER FOR FREE.

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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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A person's Hipstreet Prism MP3 player may not work in their car if they do not have the compatible connections. A frayed wire may also prevent the device from working correctly.

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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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How do you turn off 03 Pontiac Vibe headlights. won't turn off after car is off. I have light switch in the off position so what is going on.?

Check your relay. Take a test light to see if you have power going to the 86 pole when the headlight switch is turned off. If you do, your switch is stuck in the on position. If you don't, your relay is stuck closed.

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Why is my gas in my car going so fast?

Vacuum leaks cause a car to burn more gas than it should by introducing excessive air into the engine, unbalancing the fuel to air mixture.Cracked hoses, worn out gaskets and loose fittings are common causes of vacuum leaks.

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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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Why want my lights come on in my car?

Could be the dash light switch is turned off.

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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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Your dome lights flash while driving about 5 minutes apart. they won't go off until start engine.?

I think you have a bad door switch. The car thinks that one of the doors is open.

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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 won't my phone connect to the Bluetooth in my car?

If you're dealing with pairing or connection problems in your car, here are six of the most common reasons that your Bluetooth device won't connect: Make sure that your devices have Bluetooth enabled and are ready to pair.Remove any sources of interference.Turn the devices off and back on again.

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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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What do you do if the throttle cable came off and the car won't go in reverse and is in between gear and won't come out?

Odds are really good that you have piled up the kick down cable. Disconnect it fromthe transmission, manually reset it to the point where it will "flop" about 1-2 inchesand reconnect. This should be done with the accelerator cable disconnected.

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Why does the alarm go off by itself in my 2002 Mercedes e320 wagon?

The sensitivity level is set to high on the vehicle. It should be set to alarm if car is physically touched.

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