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Headlights turn on and off while driving - 1996 Mercury Cougar XR7

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  • stricklandro Oct 06, 2009

    I have checked the wiring and fuses and it all seems good. I plan to change the switch as you suggest but I wanted to add some additional things just to see if your suggestion changes. The problem occurs even when the car is parked running in the driveway. In addition it does not start until the car has warmed up a bit. I also made sure to notice whether the problem coincided with the fan turning on it does not. What do you think?

  • stricklandro Oct 07, 2009

    thank you

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Change the headlight switch in the dash
the part should only be around 14-17 buck at autozoneheadlights turn on and off - mag-glass_10x10.gif etc....

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    Jyackle5 Oct 06, 2009

    Yes the swith is bad. What is happping is the computer is reading a bad switch. Replace switch then you will be good.

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