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Old 12-21-2008, 10:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry need help with these f****** flashers

i cant figure it out i changed the blinker relay and the hazard switch new bulbs thinking a short could be there i looked behind the glove box and under the dash but can find crash relay or anything is there a way to disable the crash alarm? i no the relay has 4 prongs if i jump the two should it disable hazards? i cant stand starting my car or driving down the road and having to shut my hazards off please help
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Old 12-22-2008, 11:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Is there not a seperate fuse for hazzards??
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What do you do to turn the hazards off? I'm wondering if you have a faulty relay.
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^ I think thats what he's trying to find ' crash relay' , what ever that is ???
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i have to hit the switch and even then it doesnt shut off all the time and the hazards and blinkers run off the same fuse is there a way to just disable the hazards all together
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Old 12-22-2008, 05:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
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My 318 did the same thing.You can pull the CRASH-ALARM relay #1384-732.It is a brown color and it is under the driver side dash.You can leave it out but your flashers won't work.If you try this. Let me know how it goes.
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In that case. you likely need a new one; I'm sure there are laws that require the flashers to work.
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were is it i looked and found a orange one and changed it it was a orange bosch one and i have a guy who will pass it i just wana toggle the relay with a switch so it doesnt work unless i need the hazards can you take a pic or somethin because i cant find it
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i found it i unplugged it and no more hazards getting a new one thANKS
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These cars have some small problems and the BMW dealers won't help.If I can help with anything else let me know.Let me know where you buy the relay and how much it is.You can check with pelicanparts.com.
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yea i no more bout mechanical then electrical i looked under there but never pulled that piece off plastic thats held on by 3 screws off so i just pulled it off and there it was with another relay next to it i got a new one my bud works at the stealer so he just let me take it along with 30 door clips lol
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