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#1 (permalink) Old 04-05-2007, 03:08 PM
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Messed up turning light

Hey all.

I noticed in the reflection of my car in a store front the other day that my right side turning signal(front) isn't on when the rest of the lights are on. It's the only one. The weird thing is, when I signal, it still works.

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Not sure but I had to clean out the switches,contact , relays with electrical parts cleaner in the steering column. not too hard to do.
One turn signal didnt flash at the same rate as the other.
Now they both work perfectly.
And the windshield washer pump which is what I was originally in there for. LOL

I think you could clean up the relays and fuses under the hood too.

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the sockets go bad a lot, i just got new turn signal housings and it took care of it, plus i got brand new shiney lens's

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