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Old 10-17-2014, 07:27 PM   #1
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Major electrical problems.

So I noticed today after leaving work I have hyper flash in my turn signals, and along with that my fking fog lights blink with the turn signals....what?

Car doesn't honk when I lock it anymore, just the lights flashing. So I go to my horn to press it on the steering wheel and my front parking lights turn on along with all the instrument warning lights.....again what in the fk?

Got home and troubleshooted, if my lights are on and I flip the fogs on quickly on n off multiple times while my blinkers are on they hyper flash, turn off my turn signal, then turn the fogs on then turn signal, blink normal vise versa.


Solutions? Going to work at 3pm this evening everything was fine.
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Old 10-17-2014, 08:05 PM   #2
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Sounds like your wiper/turn signal switches are bad. Pretty easy to replace. This is what you probably need. I had a similar issue years ago.


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Old 10-17-2014, 08:09 PM   #3
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I don't know what the signal switches would have anything do the fact that my parking lights come on when I press the horn...nor with the fact that my fogs flash with my turn signals as well
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Old 10-17-2014, 08:13 PM   #4
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That sht cray. Body control module seeing water? Check your fuses? I dont know man never had a light issue like that. You have hid lights; different tail light setup then me. Check your coneections. All lights are lit right? All your leds?
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Man i had some weird sht happen when my turn signal wiper switch went bad. I wouldnt be suprised. Lol
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Man i had some weird sht happen when my turn signal wiper switch went bad. I wouldnt be suprised. Lol
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Old 10-18-2014, 12:02 AM   #7
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Its hard to remember it was about 5 years ago.... Lets see....



It was late one night around 1 am or so, driving home, all the sudden i had a strong burning smell inside the car, service vehicle light i believe popped on, maybe a few other random lights with it? I believe the turn signal being turned on would short out/shut off my low beam headlights to where it was completely dark along with marker lights as well but cant remember, i do know that activating my hi beams made the car only have its park lights on, and yes bulbs did work and connections were good to high beam bulbs.

Idk i vaugely (spell check? ) remember it. I just know it was the weirdest thing i have ever experienced with the car.


At the time i replaced the part, it was 100$ from orielly autoparts.

Your problem possibly could be elsewhere, but the symptoms sounds pretty similar to what i had going on back in the day, see what others say before jumping to this fix though, or search around for wiper/turn switch going bad issues see if it applies to your issue.

And reason i say similar to my issue, is because of the random weirdness that happens when it does go out. Though the horn thing is odd.


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P.s: do you have resistors for all your LED LIGHTING by chance? I cant remember if you have LED turn signal bulbs up front, i know you have those LED fogs and tails. Tails you have had for awhile now so id rule that out, and led fogs i have now without resistors and work fine, but i have seen some cars mess up or not having working turn signals if they dont add resistors for the led turn signal bulbs.
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Old 10-18-2014, 07:53 AM   #8
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Sounds like BCM issue to me. Try to hunt down a wiring diagram for those circuits, it could just be a bad ground. Basically your going to have to track those circuits though, it's either a relay, the BCM, or a wiring problem from a chafed harness.
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Old 10-20-2014, 09:37 PM   #9
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Both front turn/park lamps, both fog lamps, horn, CC module, ECL, washer level switch, washer pump and AIR pump (cali emissions cars) all ground at G102.

G102 is the black plastic ground bus under hood near the LF strut tower. The bus bar's ring terminal mounts to the sheet metal with a screw. That little bit is used on a number of different platforms over a number of years and occasionally gets wonky inside (or suffers a poor connection between the ring and the body sheet metal), causing odd and sometimes intermittent gremlins.

Other components are possible sources of trouble (underhood power junction block, combination switch as sleepy mentioned), but off-the-wall malfunctions such as those described illustrate a hallmark of connected circuits in conflict for a ground path.
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Yeah I figured that out day after I was having these problems after I nudged it. Makes sense since I did remove it to add a ground to it for my harness.

The screw holding it is rusted if that makes any difference to the ground being good or bad.
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Old 10-21-2014, 06:57 AM   #11
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Rusted screws would certainly not help your case. Id clean the rust off and see if it helps some.
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I'll just get another screw. I'm sure I have a screw laying around somewhere
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