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Tail,dome and front corner lights come on when battery connected

By mistake i crossed booster wires when jump starting my 93 crown vic
there was sparks and smoke. now every time the battery is connected the tail lights, dome lights and front corner lights always stay on and the only way to turn them off is by disconnecting the battery

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  • theojames Jan 01, 2009

    thanks for your concern

    my car starts as soon as the gear shifter goes into neutral,with NO cranking, but this is because my steering column is busted ( i haven't been able to put my car in park for a year now, currently being fixed) my question is why are my tail, dome and front corner lights always on?, the ONLY way to shut them off is disconnecting the battery

  • theojames Jan 03, 2009

    i'm hopefully getting the car back on monday and hopefully with no problems.... again thanks for your concern you'll probably hear more of my car problems in the future

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Have you checked to see if your alternator is charging now and is your solenoid burnt or blown will it crank over? these would be ideal locations to start test battery to to see what it is holding for charge level. Sometime local automotive part stores offer a test program in store like canadian tire test it before you replace it bring in the part and test it!! are you in Canada?

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  • John Jon Jan 02, 2009

    Sounds like your column is a large part of shorting out stuff good luck

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