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Old 05-28-2009, 10:23 AM
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Turn signal and wiper stalk balking

I am just about to go out and see how hard it is to get to my turn signal/wiper lever on the left side of the 1995 e320 to see if I can see why it is acting up. Sometimes the turn signals will work and sometimes they will not. If I beep the horn it will make the turn signals work, sometimes. Same deal with the wipers. First thing I thought of was the fuse but it appears that they are on seperate fuses. I don't know what else it could be but a flaky connection in the switch somewhere.

Any advice on going in there to clean it or replace it?

Thanks very much,
Jim Lee
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Old 05-29-2009, 10:22 AM
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Most likely its the combination relay, located just behind the fuse panel in the engine compartment (driver's side). It's called a combo relay because it servers as a relay for a number of functions, including turn signals, hazard flashers, and intermittent wiper operation.

I replaced mine about 4 years ago for around $100.
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:50 PM
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Wow, that's cheap. The W140 version of that relay is $430.
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