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Old 11-02-08, 11:57 AM
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Turn Signal Light

My turn signals on my dash is a solid light when I pull the turn signal down or up to turn to left or right. It does not flicker. What's wrong?
 
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Old 11-02-08, 12:29 PM
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Probably the flasher but check the bulbs on the outside first to make sure they light up.
 
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Old 11-02-08, 03:33 PM
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Also hit the hazard button and see if the turn signals blink.this is a good way to see if the bulbs are good. (what is the make,model ,year)
 
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Old 11-02-08, 08:14 PM
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It's a 1995 camry. All the turn signal bulbs work in the front and back for both left and right side.

What's a flasher? Is that easy to change?
 
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Old 11-03-08, 04:47 AM
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A flasher is a round [sometimes square] cylinder with 2 plugs on the end that interupt the current to make the signal lights blink.

They always used to be under the dash next to the parking brake [near the fuse box] but I don't know where it would be on your car. If your 4-way flashers work, turn them on and listen - the flasher for the 4-ways and turn signal are usually close together. The flashers are often interchangable.
 
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Old 11-03-08, 12:46 PM
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The flashers would be solid light too when I turned them on.

For some reason, the turn signals and flasher work today but did not work all weekend. Weird!

What could be going on?
 
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Old 11-03-08, 05:33 PM
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It might be a bad connection. The turn signals on my 90 jeep have been acting up lately. Several times they quit working for a short time, today they quit while I was in town. I was going to buy a new flasher but I noticed when I unplugged the old one and then plugged it back in - they started working. I need to clean the the prongs and then I probably won't have any more problems.
 
 

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