Headlights staying on with light switch in off position


Asked by Dec 06, 2015 at 07:24 AM about the 2001 Ford F-150 XLT Crew Cab 4WD SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The only way to get the lights out is to disconnect the battery cable have actually un plug the wires to the light switch and the light sensor on top of the dash the lights stayed on. no interior light on the dash but do have signal and brake lights

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Did the lights on your vehicle use to stay on for a couple of minutes after turning them off as my newer pickup does? If so, you will need a diagram of the lighting electrics to locate the timed relay which allows this function, it's probably bad and stuck on.


No the light also stay on in the park light position.i;m going to replace the 3 relays in the top center of the dash hope this takes care of the problem I was pulling a trailer when all this started.

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