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With the LCM (Lighting Control Modular) on a (2001) Crown Victoria, what does the "battery saver" go to? Can the LCM going out drain the battery? I have noticed the battery symbol will occasionally fl

This is an offshoot of an answer at http://www.fixya.com/cars/t5429958-2004_crown_victoria_headlights_dont where a list is given of what the LCM does.

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If you see the battery symbol flashing while the engine is running ,you have a charging system problem !

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remove the door panel. be very careful and make sure you get all the screws out. Should be maybe 2 on the bottom half of the door, and 2 on the top half. one is right by the handle, which is the one i forgot the first time i took my door pannel off. carefully pull the panel upward, and outward at the same time. Once the panel is off, disconnect the controls, and remove the light from the panel. Remove the plastic cover very carefully, it will tear, just keeps noise, and air, and the elements out.
There will be 3 screws, they are torx bolts, once you pull those 3 out. They are located middle of the door towards the right side. The motor will drop down a little bit. disconnect the wires for the motor, and wiggle the motor off of the regulator. the crown vics have a decent size hole to get into the door panel, you can also remove the speaker if that would help you do it. other than that, it just lining up the new motor into the car, pushing it into the regulator, and putting the 3 bolts in, make sure they are snug, and not cross threaded. put everything back together, and your set.

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My parking lights won't turn off its a 93 crown Victoria I have everything taken apart but can't figure how the wires go


It's more then likely a problem with the lighting control module ! View a wiring diagram at http://www.bbbind.com/free_tsb.html Google location of LCM to see where it lives .

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97 crown victoria, headlights, blinkers, brake lights and emergency flashers quit all at once


May be your multi function switch( directional switch),possibly a bad fuse,a LCM (lighting control module,a black box by the gas pedal,or maybe a plug pulled out of the module for some reason.

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All my gauges and even speedometer and odometer have stopped working on my 2001 crown victoria. Any advise? The kick panel above the brake pedal is loose and every now and then if I push up on the loose...


If you can kick the panel and it work, then there is a loose connection somewhere. Start at the fuse block and make sure you have a good connection there, then move forward.

May 26, 2011 | 2001 Ford Crown Victoria

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Insrument panel loses power periodically


this is just a loose fuse or connector wiggle the connector of the lighting control module just above you gas pedal under the dash.turn lights on try to kick slightly the module(black metal box).Sometimes you need to open it and re apply heat and solder on the relay terminals fixed on the board.

Feb 01, 2010 | 2006 Ford Crown Victoria

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2004 crown victoria lights dont work brake lights dont work turning light dont work


If it is an '04, the lighting control module (LCM) is most likely the culprit. The LCMs were largely no good for '03 and '04. It is located at the bottom on the instrument panel basically above your right shin. Easy to replace, but kind of pricey.

Jan 16, 2010 | 1994 Ford Crown Victoria

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HI, I HAVE A 99 GRAND MARQUIS WITH LIGHTING PROBLEMS THAT DRAINS BATTERY.AT FIRST THE INTERIOR LIGHTS CAME ON AT ANY TIME.I REMOVED ALL INTERIOR BULBS.NOW I AM SHOWING A SHORT IN FUSE 11 IN HI-AMP FUSE...


the LCM is under the dash just above the steering column. It is $400. Get one on ebay only for your year and model. others won't work.

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SECTION 419-10: Multifunction Electronic Control Modules 1999 Crown Victoria/Grand Marquis Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Module —Lighting Control (LCM) Removal
  1. sxa~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Prior to removal of module, it is necessary to upload module configuration information to New Generation STAR (NGS) Tester. This information needs to be downloaded into the new module once installed. For additional information; refer to Section 418-01 .
    sxa~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Electronic modules are sensitive to electrical charges. If exposed to these charges, damage may result.
    Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  1. Remove the LH instrument panel lower insulator.
    1. Remove the pin-type retainers.
    1. Disconnect the courtesy lamp.
    1. Remove the LH instrument panel insulator.
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  1. Position the LCM aside.
    1. Remove the screws.
    1. Release the locking tab.
    1. Position the LCM aside.
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  1. Remove the LCM.
    1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
    1. Remove the LCM.

Nov 19, 2009 | 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis

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On a 2003 ford crown victoria. the head light does not work?


it is more than likely the lcm (lighting control module) under the dash above the gas pedal two 7mm screws and two plugs that is the most common problem

Sep 15, 2009 | 2003 Ford Crown Victoria

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2004 crown vic interior lights stay on


Don't think you have a door ajar switch problem , more then like the lighting control module is the culprit . Does the door ajar light on the instrument cluster stay lit ?
The interior lighting can be separated into two distinct modes of operation: the courtesy lighting and the demand lighting. The lighting control module (LCM) controls all of the interior lighting in the vehicle, as described in the following text.
The front dome lamps, rear reading lamps, and instrument panel courtesy lamps, can be illuminated either by opening any of the vehicle doors (courtesy lamp function) or by depressing the headlamp switch (demand lamp function).
When any door is open, the door ajar switch grounds an input to the LCM which then sends power to the courtesy lamps. The voltage sent to the courtesy lamps gradually increases from 0 volts to 12 volts within 500 ms (± 50 ms), to achieve the theater lighting effect. When the door(s) are closed the door ajar switch(es) break(s) the ground to the LCM input which then gradually reduces the power from 12 volts to 0 volts within 5 seconds. (± .5 second).
When the headlamp switch is depressed it grounds an input to the LCM which in turn sends 12 volts to the front dome lamps, rear reading lamps, and instrument panel courtesy lamps. When the headlamp switch is depressed a second time, it breaks the ground to the LCM input which then ceases to send power to the front dome lamps, rear reading lamps, and instrument panel courtesy lamps.

The battery saver will disrupt power to the courtesy lamps after 10 minutes, the demand lamps after 30 minutes, and the headlamps after 10 minutes. Turning the ignition switch to the RUN or ACC position will terminate the battery saver feature by disabling the interrupt timers and reinstate power to the lamps.
Do you know what DTC'S are ? diagnostic trouble codes !
LCM Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Index DTC Description Source Action B1322 Driver Door Ajar Circuit Short to Ground LCM Go To Pinpoint Test F . B1442 Door Handle Switch Circuit Failure LCM Go To Pinpoint Test G . B1445 Door Handle Switch Circuit Short to Ground LCM Go To Pinpoint Test G . B1563 Door Ajar Circuit Failure LCM Go To Pinpoint Test C . B1566 Door Ajar Circuit Short to Ground LCM Go To Pinpoint Test H . B1685 Lamp Dome Input Circuit Failure LCM Go To Pinpoint Test I . B1687 Lamp Dome Input Circuit Short to Battery LCM Go To Pinpoint Test I . - All Other DTCs LCM REFER to Section 419-10 .

PINPOINT TEST C: THE COURTESY LAMPS STAY ON CONTINUOUSLY CONDITIONS DETAILS/RESULTS/ACTIONS C1 CHECK THE SYSTEM OPERATION Open and close each door, making sure that each door is completely closed.
  • Are the courtesy lamps still illuminated after the 25 second time-out period?
Yes GO to C2 .

No The system is operating correctly. C2 TEST DOME LAMP SWITCH Depress the dome lamp switch.
  • Are the courtesy lamps still illuminated?
Yes DEPRESS the dome lamp switch a second time. GO to C3 .

No The system is operating correctly. C3 CHECK THE LIGHTING CONTROL MODULE
LCM C2145a

  • Are the courtesy lamps still illuminated?
Yes REPAIR circuit 53 (BK/LB). REPEAT the self-test. CLEAR the DTCs.

No INSTALL a new LCM. REFER to Section 419-10 . REPEAT the self-test. CLEAR the DTCs.

Apr 16, 2017 | 2004 Ford Crown Victoria

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I have a 2001 ford crown victoria lx and I just


the vehicle may have a LCM or lighting control modual- if it does your problem is most likely here... i have seen a few go on the crown vics. hope this helps and good luck

Jun 09, 2009 | 2001 Ford Crown Victoria

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No high beam headlights 1996 crown victoria


does the flash to pass function work? That uses high beam bulbs.

If yes, I would bet $100 it's the lighting control module. Very expensive. @ $500. Can buy for $250 @ tascafordparts.com.

Sometimes on Ebay for cheap price.

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Lighting Control Module Principles of Operation
NOTE: Due to varying wattage ratings and resulting current draw, certain aftermarket headlamp bulbs may cause the lighting control module (LCM) to shut down the short circuit protection, resulting in the low beams becoming inoperative. Verify that the headlamp bulbs meet Ford specifications.
The lighting control module (LCM) receives inputs from the following:
  • headlamp switch
  • multifunction switch
  • photocell and amplifier
Depending on the inputs received, the LCM will command the headlamps on or off.

Power is supplied to the headlamps through lighting control module Circuit 502 (GY) and circuit protection C in the fuse junction panel. Ground is provided to the headlamp bulb and retainer (13N021) through Circuit 57 (BK).

The lighting control module is located under the instrument panel, to the right of the steering column, under the lower steering column cover.

Removal and Installation
  1. Open hood. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Disengage three pushpins and remove lower driver side intrument panel (04320) finish panel.
  1. Locate lighting control module above accelerator pedal.
  1. Disconnect bottom two eletrical connectors from lighting control module.
  1. Remove two screws retaining LCM to bracket and unclip from bracket.
  1. Remove lighting control module from bracket and disconnect two remaining electrical connectors.
  1. To install, reverse Removal procedure. Check lighting control module for proper operation.
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the module is about 6 inches lng and 4 inches wide and has 3 wire connectors.

Jul 30, 2008 | 1996 Ford Crown Victoria

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