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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-11-2011, 07:42 PM Thread Starter
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I got my flashers all working.
Finally got the lamps for my front bezels in.
BUT my [email protected]#$%^&*(&^ turn signals still dont work.
a few months back I thought none would work unless the fronts were hooked up too. load and all that........
dagnabbit...............
I tried 2 different flasher s and they still dont flash.
What else could this be
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Did you change both flashers or just the one in the fuse panel.......?? Do they light up steady, or not at all?



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you of course cleaned out the bulb socket with scotchbrite or steel wool and used some dielectric grease when installing the new bulbs????
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The flasher in the fuse panel is for the 4 way flashers.
I beleive there is only the one for the turn signals (located under the das by ones right knee)
all the lights are on and steady.
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OK, probable cause.....bad flasher. OR an improper wire some where..like one lead crossed into a steady on circuit (headlights , or parking lights) Disconnect 1 wire from the flasher under the dash near your left knee. Turn the signal switch to left and check, then right and check.........then remove the flasher from the fuse panel and repeat........are you using LED bulbs?.....then report findings to us. Eric



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you of course cleaned out the bulb socket with scotchbrite or steel wool and used some dielectric grease when installing the new bulbs????
....grounds and "hot' connections are VERY important!!!! e



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The grounds on my light bezels are somewhat of a mystery.
they are each a white wire with a round lug.
jumpered together and put to the batterys neg, or left totally unconected the 4 ways work.........lol
The blinkers did work if i toggle the turn signal lever...............
one thing.............i did find and open filiment on one of the 4 tail light bulbs.....
stay tuned and thanks
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The grounds on my light bezels are somewhat of a mystery.
they are each a white wire with a round lug.
jumpered together and put to the batterys neg, or left totally unconected the 4 ways work.........lol
The blinkers did work if i toggle the turn signal lever...............
one thing.............i did find and open filiment on one of the 4 tail light bulbs.....
stay tuned and thanks
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From my (limited experience), it sounds like that open filament might be to blame. Any time you have burned out bulbs, weird stuff tends to happen. make sure you don't have any more busted bulbs.



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new bulb didnt make them flash..............but now, when I remove the ground from the light fixtures............the lites in front go out and BOTH arrows on the dash are on....
so that has changed.
puzzling!!!!
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