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RE: blinkers

To: "MonteMorris" <>
Subject: RE: blinkers
From: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 22:44:56 -0400
I was working on my blinkers last night.  I've replaced my wiring harness twice 
since owning the car, and both times I followed the wiring diagram, and both 
times I had to swap the wires around until they worked.  I got to the point 
where the hazards worked well but the turn signals would not blink at a 
constant rate.  All of the bulbs were working, so I swapped the flasher unit 
with one from a parts car and it worked much better.  The "new" flasher is 
taller than the one it replaced, so I might have pulled the hazard unit rather 
than the turn signal unit, but it works better than it ever did before, so I'm 

I'd take the time to get the wires in the right places - the power for the turn 
signals is supposed to come through the hazards, not the other way around.  
With only four wires, it shouldn't take more than a couple of minutes to go 
through all of the combinations.  Also, on my car the side lights don't blink, 
just the ones in the front bumper and the tail lights.

--Steve (1980 MGB)

-----Original Message-----
From: MonteMorris []
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 9:28 PM
To: MG list
Subject: blinkers

... So, will this DPO (dumb Present owner) wiring switch hurt anything? If not,
I'm going to leave it the way it is.

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