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Old 17 Aug 2013, 03:24 pm
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Default Flickering Headlights

I have a 2003 GT Turbo. A few months ago my headlights and dash lights began to flicker. I checked the ground at the battery and removed the battery tray so I could clean the ground be side the battery. This did not stop the problem. Does anyone know what might be causing this problem?
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Old 17 Aug 2013, 03:29 pm
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Default Re: Flickering Headlights

Dimming would possibly battery or alternator problems but flickering is most certainly bad grounding or electrical connections. Keep looking.

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Old 17 Aug 2013, 05:49 pm
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Lightbulb Re: Flickering Headlights

This is an older post,not the exact same problem as yours....But could be related to the MFS(which is in the steering column),and therefore worth re-posting for you.
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i'm a mechanic in ny ,have just dealt with pt radio/horn problem ,it's nothing to do with any parts or wiring harness issues,it's a riveted connection between dash bracket and steering column support if you jump with a wire between brkt and support with key on your radio will light up,jump a 12ga stranded wire between the fwd support stud and rearward support bracket half's(stud towards rear of car is fully insulated from brkt),i,m going to try to attach pix,this will fix solve the mystery
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Old 17 Aug 2013, 07:44 pm
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I think you are sending him in the wrong direction Randy. The flickering has nothing to do with the MFS and what you posted is a fix for intermittent horn and radio issues.

The flickering is a common issue and usually points to a bad ground somewhere or a battery going bad.
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Old 17 Aug 2013, 07:58 pm
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I think you are sending him in the wrong direction Randy. The flickering has nothing to do with the MFS and what you posted is a fix for intermittent horn and radio issues.

The flickering is a common issue and usually points to a bad ground somewhere or a battery going bad.
I know...I just figured: 'lights flickering'=lights/dimmer controlled by MFS....Longshot,but maybe a 30 second check under the column wouldn't hurt.
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