March 3, 2013, 12:23 pm
I have one more niggling problem i would like you guys to help me with please :)
When ever i turn my lights on the red door open light comes on with it and goes out when i turn the lights off. It works as normal when doors are open as long as the lights are off. Its really bugging me now lol
March 3, 2013, 2:49 pm
only place i can think of where the two circuits meet, is the multi function control module, might have a bad connection, or possibly water sneaking in and getting on/in module.
either that or earth connections....i know earths for interior lamps are behind the kick panels or base of the inner sill panels.
March 3, 2013, 3:15 pm
Is that the one that controls the central locking etc under the dash?
March 3, 2013, 3:22 pm
does what it says on the tin :)
central locking certainly runs through it, so probably yes...cant remember if it has a seperate module as well...from memory, multi mod sits behind drivers kick panel or maybe slightly higher
March 3, 2013, 3:30 pm
Brilliant mate thanks. I'll have a look at it tomorrow :)
March 3, 2013, 4:05 pm
have a copy of autodata which gives fairly decent wiring diagrams on fords, if you let me know exact model/year ect, can sort out which wire of module goes where....would take time though as there is plenty of them :)
March 3, 2013, 4:18 pm
Thanks mate. Its a early mk3 (2001) 1.8 mondeo zetec
March 3, 2013, 5:12 pm
no worries, just had quick look, far as i can tell, circuits meet at multi mod [which is near datalink connector not kickpanel as i thought, so less likely to be a water ingress problem] but also meet at instrument control module, which is mounted on back of instrument panel.
if it was me, i would check interior/exterior lights common earths first, which are...
2 earths connections behind drivers kick panel, one of which is slightly higher up than kick panel itself. [only two connections in that area)
one earth located at foot of passenger side inner sill, roughly inline with door hinges.
finally, one i would go for first, in the boot on passenger side somewhere close to rear lamp assy.
need to check all wires/terminals at those points...if all thats ok, starts to get a bit more complicated...have a go at them first, let me know if problem still there.
March 4, 2013, 12:50 am
Thanks for that mate. Ill let you know what I find
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