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hello can any one help me? ive just brought arenault megane 06reg and the hazards want turn off they only go off when the battery is disconnected car drives fine no problems there. ive have brought a new switch and still no joy can anyone help?
 

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Hello, What my diagnostic for it is, that the Switch or Relay has failed in the open position, meaning they will always be on, until you replace your Relay / Fuse.

Relays / Fuses are not to expensive, usually 20 Pence at the max for one, pop along to Halfords and get the correct one and I am sure one of their Happy Helpers will replace it for you!

Make sure you are not driving around with them on, it can lead you to 3/4 Penalty points , £120 Fine and the vehicle being Seized. :)

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hi thankyou for your help, we have brought a new interior hazard switch but hasnt worked , is there another switch that needs replacing and please dont laugh but were do i find the relay.
 

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hi thankyou for your help, we have brought a new interior hazard switch but hasnt worked , is there another switch that needs replacing and please dont laugh but were do i find the relay.
No other pushbutton switches should need replacing,
but the hazard relay, as mentioned above, is a very likely culprit.

I'm not sure about the exact location of the relay for the hazards, but i suspect it might be under the hood, in that small box next to the battery.
The owner's manual, or a workshop manual (e.g. Haynes) should tell you exactly where.
 

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hi carnt say if they did or didnt could it be they are all linked to the problem with hazards?
If the other things were already out of order before you tried fixing the hazards, I don't think there's any link between them.
I'd think the climate control and the wipers are on different fuse circuits, so checking that their fuses are OK would be the next step.
 

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the relay for the hazards is integrated into the UPC control unit. next to the battery. take connectors off and check for water ingress. The other problems will more than likely be the cigar lighter fuse. If a sat nav has been plugged in it can blow the fuze.
 

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To me it seems, there is some sort of electronic failure in the car, which is causing them fuses to blow. The best thing I could suggest is going to Halfords and, just re-newing all the fuses located in the fuse box, with the According Amplitudes.

Other than that I can not help, and would suggest taking it to Renault for a specialist diagnostic.
 

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hi garage just called sounds like its water damage under the passenger seat messing up the wireing loom.
Clearing up the mess the water has made is one thing,
but it's also worth looking into how the water got in there in the first place, in order to avoid this from going wrong again.

There are many possibilities, but if you have a sunroof, the first place I'd look would be its drain pipes.
If they're anything like the Laguna, it'd be plastic tubing leading from a hole or two somewhere along the sunroof edges,
down through the A-pillars, coming out behind the wheel arches (hidden behind the plastic lining).
Carefully pour or spray a little lukewarm water into these holes, and observe whether you have a leak the next hour or two,
or whether water runs as it should, down behind the front wheels.

If the sunroof drain is OK, or you don't have a sunroof, next place to look would be the ventilation intake.
This should be a grille between the hood and the windshield, on the front passenger side (or near side, as you call it in the UK).
After rainfall, check if the filter looks excessively wet through the grille, and check the front passenger footwell for any moisture.
If you can remove the glovebox, check the ventilation components behind it for any moisture build-up.
If the footwell does get wet after heavy rainfall, there's a fundamentally wrong leak somewhere in the ventilation intake.
 

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thanks for that i will ask garage to check that out for me because the last thing i want is it to happen again. I hope any body who has had this problem can take this information to there garage and stop this confusion because it has done my head in.:d:d:d:d:d:cool::cool::cool::cool::cool:
 
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