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Old 05-18-2006, 06:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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why wont my right blinkers work

why wont my right blinkers work i replaced all the fuses and all and they still just dont want to work any ideas? i dont wanna take it to the stealership if i dont have too
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Check all your bulbs. Are any loose or burnt out?
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would one light out cause the hole side not to work?
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It's happened before in my old e34, so yes.

Check the high beams too.
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all the other lights work just the passanger side blinkers dont work. im stumped
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Are any of your lights aftermarket or not the correct bulbs? For example excess or less wattage than they are supposed to be? Liek 100W bulbs in your high or low beams instead of the factory 55W. Or blue aftermarket turn signal bulbs?
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no its JUST the turning signals i replaced all the fuses and all the lights are good the break lights work on both sides the reverse lights work on both sides and so does the tail lights but not the turning signles all the other lights work. just not my passanger side :\ im stuck
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Son fo a biscuit. Well since it's a whoel side of lights, and assumign you replaced the fuse with the correct amp fuse that is in good condition...then it's probably a relay. I dont have a bentley manual. This may be a job for your local mechanic. Shouldn't really break your budget though.
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Do you hear the relay clicking?

Could be the turn signal switch on the steering column itself. Do the emergency flashers work on the right side? When you hit your left turn signals do you hear the relay also clicking? Now when you hit your right turn signals do you hear the relay clicking? If not take a look at the turn signal switch and stalk itself. You'll have to pull the steering wheel off to replace it. Do you have a digital multmeter?







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i hear nothing and it does nothing the hazard lights work BUt only on the left side
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More questions...what year and model.

Ok, when the hazard flashers are working does the little turn signal arrow on the dash light up for both sides? Does it light up on the right side when you try the right side turn signals? I'm trying to isolate the break point. Has the car ever been wrecked in the passenger side?
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ok when i press the flasher all that happends is the left blinker side lights up on blinks and so does the lights and passanger side does nothing


but when i turn my lights on to the second setting the front blinker lights up so the lights work but its just not blinking

passanger side tail lights work and reverse lights work

could u email me thoes that would be great 1995 325i sedan
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Check the wire plugs going into the back of the tail light assembly. I've noticed on my '02 325i that those wires going into the plug corrode and come loose pretty frequently.
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