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Headlights randomly turning on and off

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by cntrygirl89, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. Feb 20, 2010 at 10:26 PM
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    cntrygirl89

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    Does anyone know why when my truck is turned off the headlights turn on for a few minutes then shuts off randomly. Its seems to happen when I have driven the truck that day. I have taken it into the dealership numerous times and they can't seem to figure out what causes this to happen. The truck was brought up to canada from the states and the dealership i got it from put in a switch board type thing that automatically turns on the daytime running lights. this has been replaced three times with no luck. Its an 06. Any ideas?
     
  2. Feb 20, 2010 at 10:28 PM
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    Loose ground wire?
     
  3. Feb 20, 2010 at 10:43 PM
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    It might have to do with the dome light or door switch.
     
  4. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    Where would I look for the ground wire?
     
  5. Nov 15, 2010 at 4:48 AM
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    I have the same problem, I have a 2010 shipped from the US to Canada wirth the driving lights added, did you find out why the lights come on randomly?
     
  6. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    No I haven't figured it out yet. Its been to the dealarship a couple of times and they always say there's nothing wrong. If the truck has been driven during the day the lights always come on that night when its parked.
     
  7. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    That sounds like some crossed wiring. There is am emissions vent blower that will turn on a few hours after the truck stops running...but that doesn't seem like it would mess with the lights unless someone screwed something up.
     
  8. Nov 18, 2010 at 3:47 AM
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    Thanks to both, the lights still randomly come on when the truck is parked, hopefully somone else may offer a solution
     
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