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Old 07-03-2005, 04:21 PM   #1
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My turn signal won't flash. It will disengage after i make the turn but will not blink.

I have already tried replacing the cylindrical relay thing on my steering column but no luck.

My hazard lights function still work and there are no burnt out bulbs. any ideas???
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You said you replaced something on the steering column. How about the flasher relay that is usually in the fuse area. Under the dash?
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i didn't replace anything neer the fuse area. What does the relay look like under there?
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There'* two flashers. One for turn and the other for hazard. Since your hazards work properly, simply swap the flashers to see if that is the problem. You might have changed the wrong one.

If memory serves me right, the turn flasher is on the left side of the opening under the column and the hazard is on the right side of the same opening.
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Those flashers are typically the cause of this type of problem. Available at most parts stores...I think pretty cheap.
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so it looks the same as the 4-way-flasher relay, only on the left side?
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It should look the same yes.
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Just a question for clarity: Are you talking about both sides not working, or one side in particular? I had a similar problem with my turn signals recently (on one side), and the only problem was that there was a dual element bulb that had one element that was bad, and one good one. Replaced that bulb, and was good as new. The dual element bulb threw me for a loop for about a week before my dad solved the problem.
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Just a question for clarity: Are you talking about both sides not working, or one side in particular? I had a similar problem with my turn signals recently (on one side), and the only problem was that there was a dual element bulb that had one element that was bad, and one good one. Replaced that bulb, and was good as new. The dual element bulb threw me for a loop for about a week before my dad solved the problem.
Did DIC tell you the bulb was out? or the flashers just not work?
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Just a question for clarity: Are you talking about both sides not working, or one side in particular? I had a similar problem with my turn signals recently (on one side), and the only problem was that there was a dual element bulb that had one element that was bad, and one good one. Replaced that bulb, and was good as new. The dual element bulb threw me for a loop for about a week before my dad solved the problem.
Did DIC tell you the bulb was out? or the flashers just not work?
The only warning I had was that the turn signal indicator for the drivers side would stay on solid when the turn signal was on, or the headlights were on. I'm not sure that the SE'* had that kind of gadgetry in '93.
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