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Old 05-05-2004, 04:18   #1 (permalink)
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Headlights switching off on XF

Hi all,
I am having a minor problem with the old girl. When I have the headlights on and flick on the left blinker, the headlights switch off. Is a short causing this or is the blinker/horn/hi-beam stick on the fritz?

Thanks in advance for your help.
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Re: Headlights switching off on XF

maybe a short maybe an earth problem. cant reall say for certain.
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Re: Headlights switching off on XF

I found the problem. On the wiper/blinker switch, there was a snapped wire, the one connected to the headlight switch. Re soldered the wire to the right spot and woila, she's sweet. Thanks for the advice though, davway.
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Re: Headlights switching off on XF

I bet it's the wiper/blinker switch, a broken wire, the one connected to the headlight switch.........ooops - never mind
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