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1996ford mustang v-6 5speed if headlight switch pull out is bad will it cause battery to discharge?

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As long as the lights do not stay on, a broken switch should not drain the battery. Why don't you pull the fuse on the headlights and taillights?

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SOURCE: Ford E450 - Headlight problem.

are you talking about the headlight? theres a knob

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If your talking about the solenoid on the inner fender yes you can have the alt wire on the wrong side.

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SOURCE: 1996ford mustang v-6. 5speed. I put a new battery in &it started rt up &drove it for a few&battery light came on intrument panel& showing dischargeing?

Usually caused by failed alternator. Remove the alternator and have it tested at your local parts store.

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1996ford mustang would a bad headlight switch cause battery to discharge?

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1996ford mustang v-6. 5speed. I put a new battery in &it started rt up &drove it for a few&battery light came on intrument panel& showing dischargeing?

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I have a 1995 ford mustang and im experiencing something kinda werid if i let the car sit for more than a couple of hours my dome light doesnt work when i open the door but i can pull the headlight switch...

If you have a light control module then that is probably failing. However if the dome light is activated by small switches in the door pillars it is possible that the contact points may be rusty or have a bad earth.

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Why is the wrench light on the dash, no DTCs, and runs fine?

try disconect baterry for % mins while battery disconnected ,switch headlights on to discharge computer box capacitors it loses fault memory........reconnect switch ignition on and wait 30 sec before starting .........see if light re appears afterwards .good luck

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I change the day running light module in my 1998 mustang and the headlights still flicker

The headlamp switch or the multi function switch(turn signal,wiper switch) is causing your problem. Find out what switch is cheaper and replace it. I've seen the headlamp switch go bad more than the multi switch.

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First my daytime running lights would flicker and I could pull the light switch once and it would stop and now I have to pull the switch all the way on...I have a 2000 ford mustang v6

your switch is bad. had same problem on my 1970 mustang with the headlights flickering unless I pulled on the switch. I replaced the switch and they work fine now.

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Dash lights, tail lights, brake lights, not working 1965 mustang

Probably either a bad ground (broken wire, rust) or a bad headlight switch. The brake light circuit goes from the stop switch (Located up above the brake pedal) through the headlight switch, through the light bulbs to ground. The tail light circuit goes through the headlight switch, through the bulbs and to ground. The only things that are in common are the headlight switch (Is this the switch you replaced?) and ground.
Not much, but hope this helps.
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Headlight switch

This is copied from a manual on CD I have, Hope it is of help.

Instrument Cluster Finish Panel

Removal and Installation
1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301).

2. Remove headlamp knob from shaft by extending to headlamp ON position. Press clip in slot of knob shaft by inserting a small tool and pulling back; at the same time pull and remove knob.

3. Remove two screws retaining instrument panel finish panel (044D70) above instrument cluster (10849).

4. Pull instrument panel finish panel to unsnap one retaining clip above LH register.

5. Pull instrument panel finish panel on both sides to unsnap two retaining clips.

6. Pull instrument panel finish panel by sides of steering column to unsnap two retaining clips.

7. Pull instrument panel finish panel to unsnap three retaining clips on RH side vertical/horizontal edge and remove instrument panel finish panel.

8. To install, reverse Removal procedure.

Sep 12, 2008 | 1995 Ford Mustang

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