Emergency Flashers start blinking when the car is not running. on 1991 Lincoln Mark VII

I just happened to go to my garage to get something and the emergency flashers were on. It was not in the engaged postion for them to flash and no key in the ignition. I think my car is possessed. Do I have an electrical problem somewhere?

by in Alliance, OH on September 25, 2012
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3 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by , September 27, 2012
Does it have any kind of aftermarket security (or factory) that may have been set off?
COMMENT by , September 27, 2012
Factory alarm system. The car is on jacks, a new fuel pump and fuel filter is being put on. Fuel tank is dropped and disconnected. I disconnected the negative battery cable. (After the flashers started flashing)
ANSWER by , September 26, 2012
you may have wiring or turn signal switch issues in steering column
COMMENT by , September 26, 2012
Is there a test for that? Or do I have to take the column apart to find out? Another responded with possibly security alert. Theft guard is on. BTW thank you for your response.
ANSWER by , September 26, 2012
could be a shorted signal flasher
COMMENT by , September 26, 2012
Thank you, will check it out. And let you know.