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Flashing interior lights, battery wont keep a charge, power locks activating while driving?

While I'm driving....my interior lights blink like crazy and I can hear my power locks locking and unlocking. My battery tends to die but takes a jump instantly.

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  • honeypotx2 May 24, 2009

    Since the lights go haywire as well (and occasionally the alarm system) Im gonna just take it to a professional.....just hope it aint the entire electrical system.

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You have a loose or shorted wire someplace, all that you can do is start looking for it. It could be inside a door, or the harness that feeds the door.

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