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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Mar 15th, 11, 08:57 PM Thread Starter
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Left Rear Turn Signal

Hello all, new to the page because I just picked up a 79 Z28. Wanted something to cruise around while my 68 Nova is down for heavy maintenance. As wiring is definitely not my strong suit, I was hoping one of you Camaro savvy guys could help me out. I cannot get the left rear turn signal to work at all. I swapped the bulb, nothing. I checked the socket with a test light, nothing. I skinned both wires (one yellow, one black) going to the socket and checked with a test light, nothing. To compound this problem, when I pull the headlights on, I lose all blinkers. With the headlights off, I can get all blinkers but the left rear. Not sure if this is related or an entirely different problem. Can anyone help?
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Re: Left Rear Turn Signal

It sounds like a broken/cut wire.

Do you have a left brake light (same bulb/socket)?

Do you get power to the black wire there when the tail lights are on (tail light wires were brown in first gens)? Kind of checking for correct bulb, here. Though, you said there is no voltage at the socket for turn signal...

If no brake light, then I would say it is a cut yellow wire. I say that because the brake and turn signal both use the same wire.

If good brake light, then it could be the turn switch. The switch basically removes the brake light signal and applys the power from the flasher to the rear wire.

BUT make sure you have good grounds. Both when the socket is installed and when you are testing. Grounds are our worst enemy when it comes to "bugs"!!!


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