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HELP! battery light

Post by simonbx17 » Mon Mar 19, 2007 7:11 pm

hi,
can anyone shed some light on the problem i have, when driving for about 30-40mins on the motorway, when i use the indicators the battery light comes on :shock: and the indicator relay buzzes and there is no indicators but hazards work fine! when i switch off the indicators the battery light goes out?

when i leave the car for 10 15 mins everything is fine and back to normal.

this happens at the end of a journey :?: :?:

:idea: would this be a relay issue or indicator stalk issue.
:roll: sorry topic in wrong place ca it be moved :roll:
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Mon Mar 19, 2007 7:13 pm

Alternator not recharging battery sufficiently?
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checked that

Post by simonbx17 » Mon Mar 19, 2007 7:29 pm

checked that already and retightened my battery terminals i've never come across this before!

thanks
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Post by tom » Mon Mar 19, 2007 8:22 pm

Buzzing indicator units are caused by a faulty hazard switch which can also cause the charge lamp to illuminate. (I have seen this before but memory failed me.)
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thanks

Post by simonbx17 » Mon Mar 19, 2007 8:31 pm

thanks i will investigate this and let you know. but if anyone has more ideas on this it will be much apprieciated.

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Post by sleepy0905 » Tue Mar 20, 2007 5:35 pm

I would say hazard switch too had a similar problem on my mates bx.
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thanks

Post by simonbx17 » Tue Mar 20, 2007 6:03 pm

thanks guys i what i will do is change the relay and hazard switch cross my fingers and see if this sorts it. :)

phillip is that 16tgs from ebay? 8)

thanks again for your help.
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:07 pm

simonbx17 wrote:phillip is that 16tgs from ebay? 8) :P
Well it's the one from here (I don't think it went on eBay): http://bxclub.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4977

It's very nice, clean and very low mileage...
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Post by tom » Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:33 pm

Don't bother changing the relay. It isn't that.

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Post by simonbx17 » Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:55 pm

of course it was that one on this site, well done for saving it and keeping it in the family as it were. :wink:

tom i will leave the relay alone then and just change the hazard switch and see what happens, thanks for your advice much appriecated :)

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00' Fraud Mondeo 2.0 ghia x......i know couldn't resist a bargain.
99' Peugeot 306 1.4 lx. nicely spec'd.
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93' xm 2.1 turbo D saloon 203.000mls has been sold to "citroenxm".