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Old 02-27-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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Default Rear driver side turn signal doesn't work

Well I noticed saturday when I put my left turn signal on, the dash didn't even show the green arrow going. Well I got out looked and the front turn signal both were on so I went and turned on the right turn signals, those worked. Then I put on the hazards the passenger side front and back both blink but nothing blinks on the left side with the front turn signal (driver side) on but not blinking and the rear turn signal not on. So I replaced the rear bulb and still the same thing. It seemed to be an old bulb could maybe the connector be bad? Any ideas would be help full cause I don't like not being able to use my left turn signal lol.
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Try checking all the bulbs on that side. A front bulb can cause the rear one to not blink. happened on my wifes Montana. Drove me nuts.
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Try checking all the bulbs on that side. A front bulb can cause the rear one to not blink. happened on my wifes Montana. Drove me nuts.
Yup I did that everything is working. I even took the good turn bulb on the passenger side and put it in on the driver side and still nothing. I have a feeling it is a short some were, cause normally they blink really fast when something isn't working/burned out. Is there a fuse assoicated with just that side? I found it odd that it didn't show up on the dash even blinking it was just blank.
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Then I would start with testing for voltage at the socket, and then start tracing it back.
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Is that something they can do at autozone/advanced cause I don't have that stuff in the garage?
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Not really no. You would need a multi tester, those cost under $20 at Wal-mart
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Well for what its worth I can hear the clicking noise when I turn on the left blinker.
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When i was picking up stuff for my oil change at advanced, told the guys what was going on and they said it isn't the relay cause you can hear the clicking. One guy thought it could be a fuse and the other guy didn't, but both said most likely the Headlamp switch and those are not cheap, anyone know how hard they are to put in?
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you dont want to just shotgun parts, by the time you get done replacing stuff that may or may not be bad you could have bought a meter and found out for sure
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Ok got one. Tested it and I get nothing. Tested the break lights to make sure I was doing it correctly and yea those registered. I replaced both rear break light fuses and that didn't change anything. Is there anything else to rule out? If not does that mean we think its the switch?
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