Galaxy - Lights flicker when parked - Jack Regan
Hello,

While driving back home the other night, I stopped off at a shop. I had my headlights on, but took the keys out of the car and locked it.
While I was in the shop, I noticed that the rear lights flickered once very briefly. Then it happened again, so I timed the interval. It happened every 50 to 60 seconds.
I contacted the smax owners club and they said it might be something to do with Fords "Smart Charge System" (whatever that is?)

Is this a feature on the Galaxy or a fault ?
The lights do NOT flicker when the car is started

Cheers

MK3 Galaxy 2.0tdci Ghia
Galaxy - Lights flicker when parked - normd2
isn't the Smart Charge system something to do with the new Mondeo's fuel injection?
Galaxy - Lights flicker when parked - Jack Regan
No Idea....


Anyone any thoughts ?
Galaxy - Lights flicker when parked - normd2
I'd suspect an electrical system, alarm, ecu or... or... or....? Not too hot on the latest car electrics but work in the electronics industry where plenty systems have some sort of 'keep alive' or 'monitor' signal that fires off every now and then. Maybe there's a dodgy earth or other connection that's allowing this to affect the lights.
Galaxy - Lights flicker when parked - Civic8
Could even be switch/relay fault?
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Steve
Galaxy - Lights flicker when parked - Civic8
Fords direct injection system SCI
Galaxy - Lights flicker when parked - bell boy
how long are your arms if you know the lights dont flicker on starting up?
and put that fag out
suggest you have a fault by the way
seen a few of these burnt out in the tailgate/back lights / area,have it looked at for chaffing wires
 

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