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#1 (permalink) Old 03-31-2005, 04:19 AM
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So I replaced my flashed relay which was like 25 bucks because I kept hearing the "turn signal" sound in my cluster. So I get a new one and everything works for like a day. The sound is normal when the blinker is on and it's all good. Tonight while I was driving around, the "tick tock" sound with the turn signals on stopped making sound. When it does make sound, it's super fast and not in sync with the blinkers. What else could this possibly be? I'm so lost and so is my mechanic. I'm about to rip the clusted out and buy a new one!

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Sounds like your blinker system has grounded it self out... common problem with older e36s... as you know my friend... time to go wire chasing..

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Yeah, that quick click means the system shorted out on that blinker...


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I does sound like a ground issue........ or should I mention the obvious?? Loose/bad bulb somewhere on that side of the car?

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with the fast blinker.. is could be a few things... wireing problem... 1 of the bulbs burnt out.. one of the bulbs are about to burn out...

or if u have like a stealth of LED bulb in there, it could be that it is draining too much power.. and u should change the fuze to something higher!

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