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My hazard lights won't shut off they just. Started flashing

Customer Question

My hazard lights won't shut off they just. Started flashing durning a storm and the car had been sitting park for three days
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Flashing hazard in the dash
JA: What year is your Storm?
Customer: It's 2011 ford edge
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Disconnect the battery
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I try disconnect battery and reconnect see if it reset still flashing what should i try next
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Disconnect the hazard switch itself. You will need to remove some trim panels as it is built into the dash.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

If they turn off after disconnecting the switch, then replace the switch. If not, then you have a problem with the body control module.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Sometimes you can give the dash a firm tap with your hand and the hazard lights with turn off.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Tap it near the hazard switch.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

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