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What might cause the headlights on a 1998 Mercury Mountaineer to stay on for over 10 minutes after the vehicle is shut off and on random occasions the front wipers swipe once and then shut off?

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2005-02-18 23:11:27
2005-02-18 23:11:27

My 2000 Mountaineer has a delayed headlight shut off switch located on the bottom of the rear view mirror. It slides right or left. To the left is off and as you slide it to the right the delay feature gets longer. Farthest to the right could very well be around ten minutes.

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