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post #1 of 11 Old 07-28-2007, 05:16 PM Thread Starter
 
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faulty turn signal

Does anyone know what might cause the turn signals not to work? Is there a seperate fuse for them or a relay that could have gone bad? Or possibly the switch itself?
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post #2 of 11 Old 07-28-2007, 10:12 PM
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Does any of the lights come on?

They have a flasher.

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post #3 of 11 Old 07-29-2007, 07:46 AM Thread Starter
 
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the headlights and neutral light work but thats it. The turn signals don't work at all
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post #4 of 11 Old 07-29-2007, 12:32 PM
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have you checked the bulbs? Do you have fire to the bulbs? I don't see a fuse just for the turn signals on the wiring diagram, just the flasher, brake light switch, and switch.

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I know this an old thread but i have an odd issue, all of a sudden my left turn signals work fine but my right turn signals are acting up. The front turns on and stays lit while the rear does not turn on at all. THE BULB IS NOT BLOWN. I am lost as to what it could be
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BTW its a 2005
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post #7 of 11 Old 07-21-2015, 06:48 AM
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Commend to you this:

http://www.buttonhome.org/gallery2/m...serialNumber=3

And, a multi-meter.

Not trying to blow you off; it's what I'd use myself in your position. Good luck!
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It seems you are aware that if one bulb is not functioning the other will light, but not blink due to low amps through the blinker relay and I am assuming you know how to check continuity. The same fuse powers the headlight and the same gray wire from the signal switch branches to feeds both front and rear, so it is not the fuse or the switch.

I would start at the socket the bulb plugs into and check for 12 volts on one and round on the other terminal so you will know if it is the socket or one of the wires.

If it is a wire, using the diagram you can see that the "G"reen 12 volt wire at the socket is actually "G"ray in the "U"SA and it and the Black/Yellow ground wire run together up through some bullet connectors. On my gen2 these connectors are under the seat near where the wires go back under the fender. This is the next obvious place to check the wires. Keep following the bad wire through the harness until you find the break.

The five wire connector in the main harness is the next spot to easily check the wires.
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post #9 of 11 Old 07-21-2015, 12:32 PM
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Thanks guys well it was around midnight on my way home from work when it stopped working. After reading your posts today and then getting my meter and a few other things ready to go out and work on it before work (in the daylight) I quickly found that a faulty spade connector was to blame. Well technically the wire had a break in it. I cut it back put new spade connectors on and viola it's working beautifully. Thank you for all the advice
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post #10 of 11 Old 07-21-2015, 01:26 PM
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Hi Guys,
It kinda' looks to me like 6 members are looking for a problem, which needs solving. Including me, I guess.

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