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Re: Electrical problems

To: mgs@Autox.Team.Net, Mike Ellsworth <>
Subject: Re: Electrical problems
From: Paul Hunt <>
Date: Fri, 30 May 1997 19:52:34 +0000
Mike Ellsworth wrote:
> Now back to the turn signal. My right side turn signals still won't blink.
> I can turn on the signal and it will light steadily, but I can turn it on
> and off with the turning stalk. I turn on the hazard lights, then it will
> start to blink.I replaced all bulbs, checked connections, measured voltages
> and resistances, flasher (left side works fine), everything I can think of.
> Someone suggested the hazard switch may be at fault, but they work fine, to
> the point where they override the turn signal not blinking. Could a bad
> hazard switch be dropping some voltage from one turn signal, so the flasher
> doesn't energize? Anyone ever have a similar problem?
>                                 I bow to your expertise,
>                                 Mike Ellsworth

I had a similar problem on my rubber bumper V8, turned out to be where the 
earth wire 
connected to the front flasher body.  I have also heard of a high-resistance 
bulb (or a 
bulb of a lower wattage than it should be) causing the same problem.


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