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Electrical Problems I have had many electrical issues with htis car which appears to stem from the control box under the hood. Warning lights turning on/off at misc intervals, radio freaking out, etc. Engine runs great, though. Is there anything I can do to help solve this problem. Once my wipers stopped working and I pressed on the molex connectors and have never had that problem again. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    my inside signal lights won't work but they work outside. My radio/cd player will scan and I can't use any of the radio control buttons. Dashboard will show I have a door or trunk open when everything is closed. Can't dispense windshield wiper fluid. But the car runs great!

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Check the ground wire beween the battery. and the fuse box. you might have ground wire attached to the fire wall.

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