My Ford Fiesta (1.6 Ghia) has the ignition light ON even when the keys are
out of the ignition.When the ignition is on or the engine is running the
light is OFF.
On recommendation I have fitted a new alternator but the problem remains.
The light remains lit even when I remove the 'sensor' cable from the
Ultimately the symptom is that the battery now goes flat if left for a few
days. Could the problem simply be a dead battery ? I don't understand why
the igition light is lit, unless there is a short in my electrics..
Any suggestions ?
Maybe the ingnition-switch is faulty.
Just pull the connector from the switch. If the light disappears the switch
If it stays on there might be a short in the wiring or maybe one of the
relais (on the back of the fusebox) is sticking in the on position.
The recommendation to switch the alternator would have only be correct if
the ignition-light stayed on when the engine is running.
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