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Old 03-06-2013, 08:23 AM   #1
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Audible click near glove box when operating high beams

Last night on my way home I started hearing a click whenever I switched on and off my high beams. It sounded like it was coming from inside my glove box, or that area. I've never heard this before. Is there a fuse or relay or switch that may be defective that needs replacing?


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Old 03-06-2013, 11:42 AM   #2
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Weird. I'll check my car to see if it also does it.
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Old 03-06-2013, 04:44 PM   #3
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When I got home and went to back into my parking spot, I also noticed the same click when putting the car in and out of reverse...
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More than likely it's just a relay.
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:50 PM   #5
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I think every car I have had did that
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I had an Oldsmobile that would do that. Would also make a creaking noise when the caution lights and turn signal were activated. It would creak every time the lights blink.
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The dealer said everything was working as normal. Is there something I can replace? It only started doing this last week, about 8300 miles in.
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