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my headlights stay on and...
my headlights stay on and indicator lights wont work its intermitant back lights come on and stay on ?
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UK Auto Mechanic: Bill_Crosby, UK Car Mechanic replied 8 years ago
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Good morning, I hope I can help you.

 

It sounds like you have a faulty stalk switch.

 

Bill.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
what is a stalk switch ?
UK Auto Mechanic: Bill_Crosby, UK Car Mechanic replied 8 years ago

The switch the controls the indicators and headlamp high/low beam.

 

Bill.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
it s an itermitant problem every thing works ok then cant switch headlights of and indicators stay on would it have anything to do with light control module ?
UK Auto Mechanic: Bill_Crosby, UK Car Mechanic replied 8 years ago

Anything is possible but in your case I think most likely fault is the stalk switch.

 

Try disconnecting it to see if lights go out.

 

Bill.

 

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
just unpluged stalk switch still the same
UK Auto Mechanic: Bill_Crosby, UK Car Mechanic replied 8 years ago

Were the indicator lights on when the stalk switch was unplugged.

 

Bill.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
no lights stayed on and wont go off
Customer reply replied 8 years ago
what happens is the lights come on when i turn the ignition on but cant turn off with light switch and the indicaters wont work either ,they were working when i took it for mot then as he drove out of test center he couldnt turn them off ,this ws yesterday
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