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Old 08-04-1999, 10:07 PM
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My turn signals seems to have a mind of their
own. On hot days, it just refuses to work.

All other electricals appears to be fine. The hazard lights also work fine.

Any ideas?

Al Wong
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Old 08-05-1999, 12:44 AM
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The first thing to do is replace the fuse, it might look good to the naked eye but replace it anyway, they can corrode and/or "burn" on the ends. The fuse for the turn signals is different than the fuse for the hazard lights.
let us know if this helps.

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Old 08-05-1999, 09:45 AM
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Thanks MB Medic...

The turn signals worked fine this morning (6:00AM) when I left for work. I parked the car in the ususal spot out in the sun, and when I wnet out around 9:00 to buy some fuses, it is no longer working. I picked up the fuses replaced ALL of them, and still no dice with the turn signals.

What is my next step?

Al Wong
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Old 08-05-1999, 09:50 PM
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You may want to replace the flasher unit.


Old 08-05-1999, 10:24 PM
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Believe it or not, but I can not find the flasher unit. That was the first thing I thought of, but after 45 minutes or so under the dash, I figured there must not be a flasher on the car.

Where is the flasher unit?

Al Wong

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Old 08-05-1999, 10:48 PM
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It is in the fuse box in the last slot closest to the firewall. It does not look like a flasher. More like a large relay. It has a SAE number on it. Location number in fuse box is R1 Componet is designated N10
Good Luck
PS a defective hazard switch can also cause the turnsignals not to work
Old 08-05-1999, 10:53 PM
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Try turning the red hazard switch in the center console on, then off again. If this switch is halfway between on and off, the turn signals won't work.

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Old 08-06-1999, 12:55 PM
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