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I hear clicking sounds and the parking lights are going on and off when the vehicle is off and the key is out and the battery is charged

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I just had this problem nice car but i guest they never thought it would bring such huge problems, first you will have to replace the turn signal switch,because of the auto lights (twilights) the switch is worn which in turns keeps the power to the (twilight relay box) that located under the dash, the clicking come from the contacts in that box, some replace the box but chances are the box is good i did not have to.when the the switch is worn it causes constant current to contiune though switch to relay directly thats why if switch is off it stills flow switch is live from battery allways,the dealer wanted 600.00(part&labor) to fix but i went to the salvage yard 80.00 my labor.,take seering cover off and under dash panels,1 hr and a half, my friend just had this pr oblem too!! hope this helped.

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It sounds like your Hazard Warning lights are on. Those are lights that you put on when you're stuck on the side of the road. Look for a small switch on the side of the steering column. It could be a rocker switch or a push/pull switch. If you can not find the switch, look in the owners manual, usually found in the glove box.

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