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    Hi, the headlights on the vec have started to act up again, ignition off car locked then lights turn them selves off and on, flickering also on and off. If you unlock the car etc or open the door they go off again for a few minutes but then return to going off and on, i'm worried she may end up catching fire, i ain't keeping her in the garage for the meantime, she did this a while back but seemed to stop doing it on its own, it seems to have a mind of it's own.
    any suggestions as to whats going on, i have rain sensitive wipers but i don't think i have auto lights

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    sorry
    Last edited by vauxhall-john; 11th July 2010 at 14:43. Reason: thought it said interior lights not headlights sorry

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    Thats okay, just to let anyone know, i'm away for a week now so if anyone replys and i don't thats why
    But if anyone can shed any light (no pun intended) on the subject then please let me know .

    Don't know if it's related but the last two times it's done it, it has been raining and generally a horrible day, Could it be damp getting in somewhere, although i dont have a sun roof and the car seems bone dry all the time inside.

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    Maybe just a faulty relay. When it happens can you hear a clicking sound?

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    I havn't been aware of a noise,but next time it does it i will have a listen
    Thankyou for your suggestion

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    and if your concerned - just disconnect the battery before you go away

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    Quote Originally Posted by woody in shetland View Post
    I havn't been aware of a noise,but next time it does it i will have a listen
    Thankyou for your suggestion
    Hopefully someone here can point you the right direction for this relay woody.

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