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#1 Marrgon

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:44 PM

2006 Ford Focus 1.6LX - No mods and no new installations/repairs

Hi

This is going to sound random. I drove through a foot of water the other day at a cautious speed. The car drove home with no problems.

A day later I go out to the car and the windscreen wipers are stuttering over the screen, the interior beeper is beeping (lights left on sound), the indicators are flickering and the immobilizer light is flickering randomly.

If I turn the car on its 100% fine and drives normally however every time I turn the car off it starts this strange behavior again. I have resorted to unplugging the battery.

Any ideas would be appreciated?

Thanks
Steve

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#2 Stoney871

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:59 PM

I'd suspect water in your engine fuse box or wet connectors somewhere under the bonnet causing a short.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:56 PM

+1

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:58 PM

Sounds like what stoneys sayin to me

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 09:24 AM

What he said

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:32 PM

What he said.
Wait a minute!!!!
It was me that said it!!! :P

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:02 PM

Who said what!!? :wacko:

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:05 PM

i agree with who said what about what he said seriously though its clearly a water ingress issue so ide have a look under the bonnet first and try to dry it out

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:52 PM

Possessed you say?
You should ask a Vicar to give it a service...

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:34 PM

A job for the misses hair-drier.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:31 PM

An exorcism is the only cure!!!

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:36 PM

Weve all seen the movie an exorcism will make it worse it may even try to kill you

#13 Stoney871

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 02:43 AM

Rename it Christine and pray.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 03:14 AM

If it starts looking like this, there's no point even trying to run

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#15 Stoney871

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 03:25 PM

If it starts looking like this, there's no point even trying to run
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It would save on repair bills though, just a monthly wax to repel blood stains. ;)

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