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Does anyone know of an electrical diagram with the headlight warning buzzer in it? Trying to troubleshoot buzzer going off when lights are off and driving.

Probably similar in both FC and PT
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Does anyone know of an electrical diagram with the headlight warning buzzer in it? Trying to troubleshoot buzzer going off when lights are off and driving.

Probably similar in both FC and PT
Seem to recall that happening to me several years ago. It was a caused by a worn out Ford style solenoid located behind the driver side access panel in the front. There are two or three in there. I forget which one it was but I think it was one of two located close to each other.
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Probably similar in both FC and PT
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Seem to recall that happening to me several years ago. It was a caused by a worn out Ford style solenoid located behind the driver side access panel in the front. There are two or three in there. I forget which one it was but I think it was one of two located close to each other.
Here's a link to a thread where we discussed a "mod" for the headlight warning circuit which suggests moving the headlight warning function from that 6 pole solenoid over to a Bosch relay.

https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.c...ad.php?t=23367
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Thanks. That will do it
It seems like replacing the 6 pole solenoid would be the normal fix but maybe multiple complaints of intermittent headlight buzzers led Wanderlodge (or someone else) to implement the “mod”?

NH Bill could easily be right about the location of the solenoid but the drawing I looked at last night shows it in the front overhead.
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It seems like replacing the 6 pole solenoid would be the normal fix but maybe multiple complaints of intermittent headlight buzzers led Wanderlodge (or someone else) to implement the “mod”?

NH Bill could easily be right about the location of the solenoid but the drawing I looked at last night shows it in the front overhead.
My memory has returned a little and now I remember changing that relay in my 86 PT for another issue. I recall the headlight buzzer wire had been disconnected.

In my opinion if one pair of contacts is gone or going bad, the other set is suspect. I would replace the relay if there is any issue with it.
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