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Dasah board light problem in my 1986 Mercury Sable won't turn off

On a recent cold night, the dashboard lights on my car came on by themselves and won't turn off, even with the ignition off. What's the problem?

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This sounds like a relay... check your owners manual for dashboard light relay. Pull the relay and see if the lights go out.. For a quick try to fix, you can rap on the relay with the end of a screwdriver and sometimes that will free up a sticky relay. The good news if it is a relay, its a cheap fix.

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