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    Default URGENT help please.

    I may have done something really bad to my car.

    Started to fit the rear interior light that i bought 5 years ago to my sri 04 plate. Found the ribbon cable with the connector plug ok and peeled the sticky tape off it. I have connected the plug to the rear light and now the dials and light in the boot keep flashing and clicking on and off. the interior courtesy light and the new rear one wont work.

    Any ideas? tried starting the car and it starts ok but after a few seconds the dials start flashing again.

    On top of that i've cut the hole in the roof slightly in the wrong place. Really really not my day

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    Does it go back to normal once rear light is removed ?

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    Is it possible that the plug is conected the wrong way round?.

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    the lite could have a short take it back of and look at your fuzes

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed taylor View Post
    Is it possible that the plug is conected the wrong way round?.

    Might even be the wrong plug as i'm sure when i did mine there were a couple there

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    cheers for the replies guys, i'm off to try and take it off, the plug seems quite reluctant to come out again. Never thought of the fuse.

    I really should leave cars alone!

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    If its sitting slightly off from panel in roof mate like mine was you can get the metal insert surround,this sits around hole allowing rear light to slot in much better i did a post about it when i did mine as i misjudged the cutting and it was sitting funny


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    Look HERE mate for surround
    Last edited by bigmac; 19th February 2010 at 13:29.

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    well taken the plug off and back on and the flickering has stopped. Phew had awful thoughts of damaged ribbon cable and wiring looms!!

    Been busted though as i was doing it on the side at work during a break but now the boss has found out lol

    oh well back to the grind

    Many thanks agaain for the advice guys

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    lol Graeme

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    i had the exact same problem with mine. It happened when i tried fitting led's to the rear light.

    Dont know if your having same problem of course

    Nick

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