[V8] NAC networked switches
dsaad at icehouse.net
dsaad at icehouse.net
Mon Nov 28 17:19:49 EST 2005
Doesn't Ford own a big stake in Volvo?
Sounds like a conspiricy to me :-)
Quoting Eric Devansky <edevansky at gmail.com>:
> 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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