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Old 12-03-2005, 19:01   #1 (permalink)
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93 crown vic lights

i have a 93 crwon vic and the headlights will go on and off when just
driving down the road, any help thank you

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Old 12-03-2005, 20:01   #2 (permalink)
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"ramdodge" <badgervine@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
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>i have a 93 crwon vic and the headlights will go on and off when just
> driving down the road, any help thank you


If its both light I would suspect the headlamp switch or a bad
connection.....ground....


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Old 12-03-2005, 20:01   #3 (permalink)
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"ramdodge" <badgervine@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> i have a 93 crwon vic and the headlights will go on and off when just
> driving down the road, any help thank you
>


You either have a {relatively} high resistance short in your headlight
circuit... or the circuit breaker is faulty.

First, starting at headlights and working back, check for pinched or worn
wires, harness taping worn through, etc.

https://www.fleet.ford.com/maintenan...ls/default.asp

CB is more than likely in {or on} the headlight switch, itself, which
makes it more suspect.

If you cant find a reasonable price in the parts stores, there are many
CV's in salvage yards, and a used one will likely last as long as you
have the car (barring specific model/year problems)

go to your yellow pages or
car-parts.com
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Old 12-03-2005, 20:01   #4 (permalink)
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"Shoe Salesman" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:

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> "ramdodge" <badgervine@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
> news:725f2ad650205e68469262d876e74638@localhost.talkaboutautos.com...
>>i have a 93 crwon vic and the headlights will go on and off when just
>> driving down the road, any help thank you

>
> If its both light I would suspect the headlamp switch or a bad
> connection.....ground....
>


Eh... yep... if rather random or flicker then out and on, bad
connection... if just out, then a few seconds later on, without much or
any flicker, see my other post

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Old 12-04-2005, 05:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: 93 crown vic lights

or the sensor for the autodim lights could be going bad.
"Backyard Mechanic" <pettyfog@yaywho.com> wrote in message
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> "Shoe Salesman" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > "ramdodge" <badgervine@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
> > news:725f2ad650205e68469262d876e74638@localhost.talkaboutautos.com...
> >>i have a 93 crwon vic and the headlights will go on and off when just
> >> driving down the road, any help thank you

> >
> > If its both light I would suspect the headlamp switch or a bad
> > connection.....ground....
> >

>
> Eh... yep... if rather random or flicker then out and on, bad
> connection... if just out, then a few seconds later on, without much or
> any flicker, see my other post
>
> --
> Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
> you pay..DEAL with it!



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