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Ford 500 brake and oil lights going on on the instrument console and the reverse lights staying on, regardless of my actual gear. My problem does not include my instrument gauges zeroing out. My car basically thinks it is in reverse, but only apparently on hot days. Thank you.
Yes; all of the problems occur at the same time. I will hear a click from the instrument panel, the oil and brake lights on the instrument panel come on, and the car thinks it is in reverse (all of the other lights dim on the instrument panel and radio, the reverse lights go on, and the reverse proximity sensor begins to beep if something gets too close to the rear bumper). Then, I will hear another click and everything goes back to normal. The car spends about 60% of the time in the weird mode and 40% of the time in normal mode.
There were no recent repairs done that could have caused the issue. It started about eight months ago. I brought it to one mechanic and he had no idea what to do about it, so I left.