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Lights flash on & off due to security and dash makes a clicking noise

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  • gcohn Aug 19, 2010

    car dings even when the keys are out of ignition

  • gcohn Aug 19, 2010

    car dings when keys are out of ignition and security light flashes.

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Hi,

The most common part to cause this on the aurora is the headlamp / turn / multifunction switch. It is the assembly in the column with the headlamp / turn handle.

A way to check that is to have the key out of the ignition and very slightly wiggle the turn signal lever or turn the headlamp knob slightly. The lights will usually start to flicker when doing one of these things. If so, you need the switch assembly replaced.

This would require some disassembly of the steering column. Some special tools are involved for this.

Good Luck!!

Thanks!!

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Aug 19, 2010

    Thanks for your response!!

    It would be tough to diagnose without looking at the car. However, if it dings even out of ignition, it could mean that the sensor inside the ignition might have been broken. However, there could be many other possibilities that might occur. This is not common on this car.

    Good Luck!!

    Thanks!!

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