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Author Topic:   ghost in car!!!!
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted May 05, 2001 11:26 PM
okay, maybe not,the other night i walked by the car and the tach light was on.i flipped the switch back and forth and whent in the house.later that night i looked at the car and the lights wre on again,with the switch off.with the switch off i have dim lights,when i flip it the lights are as bright as normal.this car has sat out in the rain,i don't know if its a switch problem or a ground problem.thank you for your help.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 168
posted May 06, 2001 09:54 AM
Sounds like the switch to me. Check the power coming out of the switch with a voltmeter, if there is any power coming out with the switch off then replace it.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 42
posted May 06, 2001 12:35 PM
The switch has moisture in it.It will provide enough conductivity to run the ligts. Have had this happen to my car also.I once saw a boat that would actually turn over and start on its own from same problem. Replace the switch.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 75
posted May 06, 2001 06:14 PM
Replace the switch with a good "pollack" switch , 75 amp and silicone the end of it. Be careful when washing the car to avoid spraying down the switches.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted May 06, 2001 10:14 PM
thanks for your help guys,it sounds like everyone knew the answer but me.It sure is nice to be able to get help on problems so quickly.thanks again!

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