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Fog lights stay on

After overnight rain my battery died. I jump started it in morning and noticed that fog lights were on even without turning the switch on. I turned the car off and fog lights were still on. What are usual area of short circuit in car?
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is the light switch pulled out to engage fogs inadvertently?
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is the light switch pulled out to engage fogs inadvertently?
no. I the light switch is in off 12 oclock position.
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but is it pulled out or pushed in? that usually controls the fogs


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but is it pulled out or pushed in? that usually controls the fogs
its pushed in.
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dang! there went that idea.


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dang! there went that idea.
I think there is short circuit in trunk
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my pse pump is already blown. It has never worked since i got my car(I assumed tht cuz door lock and rear defroster isnt working.) Can i just removed PSE fuse?
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Does PSE pump control fog lights too? My fog lights and parking lights stay on even after removing key
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Definitely wet PSE. Read some of the threads on here for more details. But basically you'll need to pull it out, dry it out, and then put it back in. Make sure you clean out your drains and seal up any leaks to prevent it from getting wet again.
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Definitely wet PSE. Read some of the threads on here for more details. But basically you'll need to pull it out, dry it out, and then put it back in. Make sure you clean out your drains and seal up any leaks to prevent it from getting wet again.
I removed PSE pump from car. i will wait till weekend and see if battery dies
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While you are at it, you may want to clean all of the drains on your car... have a look here: https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r170-cla...-cleaning.html

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Fog lights stay on after you get out of the car dont they?

(at least mine do) and then shut off like a few minutes later, but stay on if I leave the door open. May be a door sensor or something similar too.
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fog and running lights not going off

I have the same problem. Fog and parking lights do not go off unless battery is disconnected. What did you finally end up doing. My PSE was completely dry. I live in New Mexico.
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i removed fuse for fog lights. it happened only when it rained tho
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I took the bottem off of the PSE and found that the relay closest to the outside middle was stuck closed. I put some matchbook cardboard between the points and now all works well but no fog lights but who needs fog lights in the high desert.
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I took the bottem off of the PSE and found that the relay closest to the outside middle was stuck closed. I put some matchbook cardboard between the points and now all works well but no fog lights but who needs fog lights in the high desert.
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i change my front gumper from a stock bumper to the amg bumper. The problem is the original fog lihts wont fit the new amg bumper. Does any one know what kind of fog lights go with this bumper. i bought 3 kind of fog light that look like it fits but it dont....thank you
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i change my front gumper from a stock bumper to the amg bumper. The problem is the original fog lihts wont fit the new amg bumper. Does any one know what kind of fog lights go with this bumper. i bought 3 kind of fog light that look like it fits but it dont....thank you
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