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My wife had trouble starting the vehicle and getting it to go in gear. The dash lights were out and oil light on with the engine running. Fuel gauge was empty - not working. After waiting and trying many times it started and ran normally. There are two notable things that are new. 1 - The dash lights flicker when the headlights are being turned on. ONLY when turning them on. 2 - The chime for the key being in the ignition does not work when opening the door. I can make it chime by pushing in on the key. Might there be an issue with the ignition lock cylinder? Electronic issue?

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  • handyharry2 Sep 24, 2008

    This is NOT a fuel problem.
    It is some kind of weird electronic or key cylinder problem.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    The dervice engine soon light was staying on the dash I was told to turn ignition switch 3 times and that would repair the problum it did not then the check oil light came on and the oil is fine what is the problum

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Your ignition module inside the steering column is either having contact issues or the connector and harnes that it plugs into is the fault . check them for servicabilty

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I would check the relays located most likely on the fuse panel... headlights definately but replace any relay related to problems you are having.

Robert

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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    Roberta Smith Sep 25, 2008

    there is also another group of relays located near your battery in the engine compartment. it has a cover over it.... when you remove the cover have a look at the inside bottom of the cover... it may have a sticker on it that tells you which fuse/relay is which.





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Get the fuel pump and the fuel injector checked also get the spark pluges checked.

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