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post #1 of 3 Old 09-17-2013, 10:41 AM Thread Starter Rookie
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Cicking and humming

My problems started with the o/d light not working, troubleshot it to broken wire in steering column. but even before I could replace shifter with new wires started getting a clicking noise out of my #1 relay(interior lights) under dash and the truck wouldn't start. So I disconnected batteries, and went to go buy a new relay. Installed new relay and at same time replaced gear shifter with new wiring harness(o/d problem). Went to connect battery and awful humming and chattering/clicking noise under dash. So I thought maybe something not right about what I had done with column. Tore it apart again, tried again, still all the noise this time with some sort of chiming like the glow plug buzzer. So then I take out the ignition and reconnect battery to see if it was something I did when I took out the ignition to get cover off column. no buzzing or clicking but under hood there was this noise like a pump running with no fluids in it. Put ignition back in and back to buzzing/clicking noises. Add to all of this now it is about 30 degrees out so I have to get it fixed asap or I will be in a world of hurt as they are calling for snow today. Any thoughts on what it could be would be greatly appreciated.
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When it doing that, turn on the Hazards and see if it stops.

If it does, replace the Mulit-Function sw (turn/wiper/highbeams)
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I will try that when I get home and let you know. I have had troubles with the wipers not shutting off right away for a while now, so that sounds like that might well be the source. Thanks.
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