[V8] NAC networked switches

Eric Devansky edevansky at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 15:41:17 EST 2005

When you press the horn button on my Volvo 740 wagon beater car the rear
wiper engages, when you turn on the rear wiper, the horn goes off..

This also started when I left the sunroof open in the rain.

On 11/28/05, dsaad at icehouse.net <dsaad at icehouse.net> wrote:
> We just got back from yet another trip to Port Angles WA in the Explorer.
> The rig ran great as usual but I had one bizzare problem.
> It rains a LOT up on the Olympic Peninsula, and after a unusually hard
> downpour
> that lasted all night, we got in the car and drove about 20 minutes with
> no
> problems. After visiting friends, we got back in the car and the kids
> opened up
> the sun roof (it was no longer raining) to shout and scream "goodbye". As
> soon
> as I put the car in gear (R), about a cup of water poured out of the sun
> visor
> hinge - right onto the cruise control switches on the steering wheel. It
> turns
> out these switches are all on some sort of network - along with the radio
> controls and the horn. Needless to say, the cruise did not work, but the
> horn
> did come on whenever you pressed the cruise "ON" button. Nice.
> I took apart the switch and dried it out with a hair drier. It seems to
> mostly
> be OK now but the "set" function is a little flakey.
> Dave
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