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My brake lights flash with my turn signals. They also illuminate when I turn the headlights on. And when the headlights are on, they will illuminate with the turn signals and stay on even after I turn

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One or both rear light assemblies are not earthing.
You'll probably have to remove them and clean all corrosion or dirt around the mounting bolts.
Alternatively, you can run an earth wire from each light assembly to an earth screw.

Posted on Apr 13, 2014

  • Ryan Burg
    Ryan Burg Apr 13, 2014

    Not sure what earthing means or what an earth screw is. Could you explain it to me, please? Thank you so much for your time

  • Russ Gracie
    Russ Gracie Apr 13, 2014

    Earth = the metal body of the car. This of course is the Negative of the Battery as that is connected to the body.

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This is cuased by the multifuntion switch that is located on the steering column. It is the swith with the headlight dimmers on it.

You just need to remove the steering column bezels and replace the multifunction switch.

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Did all these problems happen all at one time?? If so you may have a bad body ground. Try running a electrical wire from the (-) negative side of the battery to the body and see if this works. Be sure this wire is to a place with no paint as low voltage electricity will not flow through paint.
A). If not try replacing the turn signal flasher for the turn signal problem. This is usually the culprit and it's easiest and cheapest to replace. The turn signal flasher will be found under the driver side dash next to the hazard flasher. Turn the hazard flasher one to locate it. If you want try swapping the turn signal flasher with the hazard flasher to see if this fixes it. They are the same style flasher.
If this doesn't work you may a faulty turn signal switch or some wiring issues.
B). It could as simple as the head lights bulbs need to be replaced, it's rare but I have seen when both bulbs blew at or near the same time. If your able check the voltage at the head sockets.
C). Could be a bad blower motor or switch. I'm not sure if these models have a resistor block or not. The resister block controls the electrical current going to blower motor which controls the speed of the blower fan.

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First thing i would do is chg. the break light switch, and make sure to chk. all grounds around tailights, sometimes if there is a ground problem it will travel back thru the hot wire to get a ground, witch in turn makes everything go wackey.

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I would check your headlight relay switch that is located in your steering colum

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