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RE: Turn signal problem

To: "'Eric J Russell'" <>, <>
Subject: RE: Turn signal problem
From: "Howard Battan" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 08:25:39 -0700
Thanks. That's an easy one to check, and I've even got the bulbs on hand.


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Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 6:59 AM
Subject: Re: Turn signal problem

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> Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 17:41:10 -0700
> From: "Howard Battan" <>
> Subject: Turn signal problem
> On my new-to-me '79 MGB tourer, the left (driver) turn signal is driving 
> me
> crazy. Sometimes it won't come on, sometimes it comes on at about 1/3 
> speed,
> and sometimes it comes on at 1/3 speed only when the engine is revving
> fairly well. The right turn signal works perfectly at all times.

I had that exact problem on our 1978 MGB. I checked grounds, connections, 
etc, etc. Finally, I replaced the bulbs (even though they weren't 'burned 
out') and everything has been working fine ever since! I cannot explain it -

I guess bulbs just get old & tired...

Eric Russell
Mebane, NC

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