Sidelight dash indicator/interior alarm
2014 Citroen DS3 1.6 HDR

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Michael Groves
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Feb 10, 2021 (3 weeks ago)
When i turn off my engine and turn my lights completely off on the indicator stick, the sidelight dash light stays on as well as my sidelights themselves (not the DRL’s). When i remove my keys from the ignition an interior alarm goes off and won’t stop until the car is restarted. When i move the light switch to 0 and the DRL’s come on, they automatically blank out and the sidelights come on even though they aren’t selected on the indicator stick as well as the dash flickering whilst the engine is running.

Car details
Car: Citroen DS3
Variant: 1.6 HDR
Model Year: 2014
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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17,578 points

Feb 10, 2021 (3 weeks ago)
Sounds like faulty light switch / stalk .
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Michael Groves
Driver
1 points

Feb 10, 2021 (3 weeks ago)
Okay thank you, so stressful as the only way to stop it from happening is to put main headlights on and switch engine off and leave it like that. Worried it will drain the battery even though the headlights arent on after i switch the engine off?
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