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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Mar 11th, 06, 10:00 AM Thread Starter
 
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68 Turn Signals

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Here is the deal.

Replaced all bulbs and both flashers. AllBulbs function and the flashers are functioning correctly. The turn signals do not function. When i probe the male prongs on the turn signal flasher (when its inserted into the harness) both are hot. when i engage the turn signal either up or down, one is no longer is hot, while the other is.

Any thoughts? Does this indicate that the turn signal mechanism is working? Is this a ground issue?

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old Mar 11th, 06, 11:52 AM
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Re: 68 Turn Signals

Beware that the turnsignal flasher unit in the fuse box is for the hazard lamps. The turn signal flasher is loosely attached under the dash near the ash tray. You'll find a group of wires with a flasher attached clipped under the dash with a metal clip.

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Re: 68 Turn Signals

thanks the one i was probing was the loose one under the dash
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Re: 68 Turn Signals

Guys please help Any Thoughts?
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Re: 68 Turn Signals

when you say the turn signals don't work, are you saying they don't light up or don't flash? And which bulbs don't light up?

The corner lights are all dual filament bulbs. Observe them closely to ensure he "bright" filament is lighting. If the grounds are bad, one corner may light both filaments dimly (if the parking lights are off) or go out completely (if the parking lights are on.





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All the bulbs are working. in fact, when i engage the emergency flashers all four lights flash. when i engage the turn signal the lights do not come on. i probed the male prongs on the flasher while it was inserted into the turn signal harness near the radio. both prongs were hot. when i engaged the turn signal, one stayed hot and the other went off, i do not know what to make of this.
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when i engaged the turn signal, one stayed hot and the other went off, i do not know what to make of this.
I don't know what to make of it either... almost think it would have to be in the column wiring somewhere.





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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old Mar 12th, 06, 05:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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Jim

Thanks for your help. I will look into it some more. If anyone has any thoughts, please chime in
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