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    • Zeni
    • By Zeni 19th Mar 17, 8:42 PM
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    Car headlights turning on by themselves...
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    • 19th Mar 17, 8:42 PM
    Car headlights turning on by themselves... 19th Mar 17 at 8:42 PM
    Hi all, hoping someone can help/ experienced this before!

    Last night my and my OH went to a wedding reception for a few hours, when we came out we found his car headlights were on (Renaul Modus). We are so sure that we didn't leave them on..it was dark so surely I would of noticed while walking in front of the car as we left it! Anyway car started up fine as only been inside for 2 hours and we drove home (A good 30 min+ plus journey) and thought nothing more. This afternoon OH has gone to the car and found the battery is completely dead. I cant help thinking that it has something linked to what happened last night and a quick google confirms that this has happened to people before.

    Anyone ever had this before/ know how to resolve this?
    Swagbuckling since Aug 2016 - Earnings so far.. £55.
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    • fordfocus-chav-car
    • By fordfocus-chav-car 19th Mar 17, 9:17 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 9:17 PM
    Check water is not getting in the fuse box & into a relay.
    • Zeni
    • By Zeni 19th Mar 17, 9:53 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 9:53 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 9:53 PM
    Check water is not getting in the fuse box & into a relay.
    Originally posted by fordfocus-chav-car
    To ask a stupid question - where would you find these?
    Swagbuckling since Aug 2016 - Earnings so far.. £55.
    • Marktheshark
    • By Marktheshark 19th Mar 17, 10:02 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:02 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:02 PM
    Under the engine fuse box is a large connector block, this gets gunked up and causes no end of electrical issues on the whole range.
    Ask a garage to remove the fuse box and clean the connections.
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    • Zeni
    • By Zeni 19th Mar 17, 10:33 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:33 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:33 PM
    Under the engine fuse box is a large connector block, this gets gunked up and causes no end of electrical issues on the whole range.
    Ask a garage to remove the fuse box and clean the connections.
    Originally posted by Marktheshark
    Fab thanks for this, will take to my BiL garage just helped to know what to ask to check
    Swagbuckling since Aug 2016 - Earnings so far.. £55.
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