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Plymouth Grand Voyager, 1997. 3.0 litre engine, Electical Problems

My ignition is a little sloppy, and I am wondering whether it is the cause of may electrical problems I am having. I will list them;
1/ Windscreen wipers go on sometimes when you use the indicator lever is used for left or right turns.
2/ Fan stops working and engine over heats. ( This is the major problem at the moment)
3/ Drivers side window is down, you cannot open the door until you wind the window back up.
4/ Rear lights can be on when the car is stopped and everything else is off.
5/ Now the same is happening to the front headlights.

The main issue is the overheating as we cannot drive it anywhere now.

Appreciate any assistance

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  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    For the moment, try running your ac compressor, as long as it's on, your car wont overheat. my alero does that, and for the past 3 yrs in the warmer weather i run with the ac compressor on, kills my mpg but it hasn't over heated since.

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Thanks to the two suggestions on the Plymouth Grand Voyager's electical problems. (icrobbins) July 28th

I took emissionwiz's advised and had am lock cylinder and swith replaced.

However the solution came with replacing the Control Panel.

I have been motoring happily for some days now.

I would like to thank the the two people that replied with their suggestions.
This is a great website.

Cheers, ICROBBINS


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Since all the electrical power comes from the ign. switch connections when the key is on, the most likely cause is the electrical ignition switch, not to be confused with the ignition lock, that is the part the key goes into, and actuates the switch, if it is loose or damaged replace the lock cylinder and the electrical switch.

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