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I'm having problems with the indicators and brake lights along with the wipers intermittently failing, the first thing that happened was the "lamp out" sign came on then lost all electrics to the above, i've replaced the multi function switch which seemed to cure it but returned a couple of days later.

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  • chris_payne Sep 25, 2009

    This was checked yesterday and the switch is fine, at the moment everythings is working but i'm just waiting for it to go again

  • chris_payne Sep 25, 2009

    Thats my sort of luck, if it was'nt for bad luck i would'nt have any luck at all when it comes to trucks... thanks anyway.



    chris.

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Check again the multi function switch, if you have a contact, then there may be an abnormal power draw that keeps blowing the multifunction relay. You can use a volt meter tester to find out if there is power coming to multi function switch, and if the switches are opening and closing circuits. You may find out that the switch had blown again.

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    Ginko Sep 25, 2009

    If the devices are working, and problem come and goes, it may be a bad ground connection to multifunction switch. In that case you will find out that old switch is still good.

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