Hope this helps. It only took 3 years lol. You'll need access to the switch, and perhaps the diagram for your particular vehicle make and model so you can trace the wires. I took it out to look, and it looked almost burned or melted on the bottom where it connects inside the socket. You need to identify wires and the best way to access the signal switch electrical connector. Another possibility is the alternator isn’t working properly. It was real informative. What could it be? A week ago I bought a restored 65 Pontiac GTO. Left turn signal works great but when i use the right signal, it works occasionally and other times it stops after a few seconds when i turn it on. Check the turn signal relay under the dash. Answer: Usually, this is due to a faulty turn signal switch. All the other turn signals work just fine, including the rear left one. If the lights are flashing slower than normal, the alternator may have an undercharge condition, or your battery may be undercharged. Make sure you are using the correct bulbs for your application. If nothing the problem is before the test point. had nightmares with loose/bad grounds causing some really weird problems. You can find a manual at most auto parts stores. First, check the bulbs to see if they are still in good shape: No darkened areas or damaged filaments. Answer: There could be a problem with the power feed line of the circuit. You can use a test light for this. Question: The turn indicators work correctly on the outside of the car, but they do not light up on the dashboard. Also, make sure to use a digital multimeter with at least 10 Mega-ohm of impedance to protect sensitive circuits in your vehicle as you troubleshoot electrical systems.A good way to test the flasher unit is to use a known good unit, but that may not be practical. Do the wipers work? Question: My 2000 VW Metra flashers come on when I use the turn signals. This happened for about 3 days and then when AutoZone tested the battery said it was fine than tested the alternator which failed, so immediately we changed the alternator. Answer: The most common reason is a bad flasher, but check the fuses, circuit grounds and opens as well, if necessary. Fuses are not blown, brake lights and hazard lights do work. How do I fix this awful problem? This is one of the most common faults in turn signal systems. You can get a manual at most auto parts stores. I replaced the multifunction switch, the flasher relay and the ignition switch, as well as checking all the associated relays and fuses. This made no difference. There could be a bad power or ground connection. The front and rear, right turn signals don’t work but the light indicator on the dashboard work. Question: My right turn signal won’t turn off. I have replaced both front bulbs and installed a brand new wiring harness as an accident is where all this began. When we shut the car off the blinkers would blink on and sometimes opening a door cause this as well. Dan Ferrell (author) on February 26, 2020: Something is grounding the turn signal circuit. But my hazards do. Also, although not as common, a fault in the circuit between the turn signal switch and the connection to that circuit, or the switch itself is bad. Hope this helps. what to do and how to do it. Connect your test light to a good ground under the dashboard - a metal bracket or bolt will offer a good ground. Indicator unit replaced after blinkers stayed on when ignition was off, it fixed the problem then drove got out& they were staying on again. I have a 2007 Isuzu Ascender. Question: I have a 96 GMC Sonoma. It works for 1-3 days and goes off again. 1: I‘m pretty sure i adjust from low beam to high beam by either a half to full pull of the knob OR by pulling back on the signal lever. There could be a bad ground. If I put the switch selector in the right position the outside front bulb blinks normal and the rear right does not blink at all and the left arrow on the inside dash instrument cluster stays lit solidly(the right arrow never comes on), When turning on the flasher it is the same meaning both the outside front and rear left bulbs and the right front blink normal and the rear right doesn't work and the inside dash left arrow stays lit solidly. I don't know whether it was during a possible (but unlikely) short while turning the system on and off many times and removing the grill (to which is attached the hazard I put in all new bulbs and checked voltage to each socket (there is voltage, couldn’t tell you if correct amount). This could be a little hard to diagnose, but you may be dealing with a loose/corroded wire in the circuit. Try swapping the door light bulb with the opposite one and see what it does. Check for incoming and outgoing voltage. Turn Indicators Don't Work But Turn Signals Do. The hazard lights work so I don't believe it has anything to do with the flasher. If hit the hazard button, the two lights will stay on but not blink. the hazard lights work but the turn signals do not. Check for corrosion and damage. Also, there could be a bad ground for the turn signals. Question: How can I tell if my multiswitch is bad? Thank you. I've already replaced the flasher unit and the switch on my steering wheel. Question: Both of my rear lights aren't working. Question: I have a 2015 Ford Escape SE. How do I fix it? Question: Both my indicators keep flashing and I can't turn them off. Ok well luckily my 88 GT wasn’t my daily driver but it did start to get stressful on why the turn signals didn’t work. A wiring diagram here would be a plus, as you can Also my hazard lights won’t work at all. When I use the signal lever or press the hazard flasher switch, you don't hear any click of the flasher relay, and the lights (front and rear, and on the dash) don't light up at all. If necessary, do a voltage drop in that part of the circuit: I have a 94 Gmc Sierra, My left turn signal is flashing quickly when the running lights or headlights are on, but flash normally when the head lights or running lights are off. Check the fuses for both the flashers and the turn signals. The right side is fine. You may need a wiring diagram to trace the voltage if necessary. You need to replace the turn signal switch assembly. Check the connections at the back of the socket. There could be a bad ground in the circuit crossing the path of the other light. We have nothing charging nothing plugged in and today after turning it off my father tried to turn it back on and nothing, but blinkers flashing and lights came on, and my dad said the theft light is randomly off which is a new thing. Check the power connection at the socket. It'll tell you how to trouble shoot it. Question: My hazard lights are working but the indicators stay on. So the next best choice is to test the suspected flasher while installed in the vehicle. What could the problem be? After removing the bulb, clip the test light to the socket wall (ground) and touch each socket contact inside with the tip of the test light. Thank u. What's wrong? No lights are blown and they are not LED. Check the light bulbs, if they are okay, probably the flasher relay or switch are the problem. The wire should be well connected. I have replaced the bulbs and I installed a new Why dont parking or turn signals work on 94 ford escort lx? Dan Ferrell (author) on September 06, 2018: You need to check the switch and the wiring for that part of the circuit - you need the diagram for the vehicle to follow the voltage. Answer: If the lights were working correctly before replacing the bulbs, check the sockets for corrosion and the connections. Identify the wires carrying power from the flasher unit to the switch and the wires carrying power from the switch to the turn signal lights. Aug 31 2018, 1:18pm I put what was a known brand new good fuse into each location and tried everything as I replaced each one. If there's no power, you need to trace the wire back to the switch. The two systems have separate power supplies, so they have separate fuses. My turn signals and hazards won't work. Check the relay first. If the fusible link is blown, same results, your alternator won't charge the battery. I have a 1974 volvo 142. Answer: If none of them are working, start checking at the switch. Question: I have a 2012 Honda Accord LX. Also, blinker indicator on dashboard will blink normally when brake pedal IS NOT depressed but when it IS depressed, the blinker indicator with blink rapidly on dash. You'll need to gain access to the bulb through the engine compartment (front light), trunk (rear light) or by removing the lens itself. Answer: Check the circuit and switch. My hazards also don't work. You might want to have a shop confirm the problem and, if necessary, replace it. Whether I try the left or right turn signals on my 1999 F-350, nothing happens. Don't blame the starter motor yet. Ranger & B-Series - help hazard flashers/turn signals won't work! Test alternator and it's fine, test the battery and it's fine but a guy said might be battery because it's almost 3 years old. The good news is that all of these symptoms point to two possible issues, a bad turn signal relay or a dead bulb. When using the turn signals from the steering wheel, only the right side of the car works. Specially if your model has airbags. A test light or voltmeter and, probably the wiring diagram for your model can help you here. CORRECTIVE ACTION. Your circuit connections may differ from the outline described here, but you'll find the next general steps helpful. my hazard lights work but the signals do not. Hi guys, So my turn signals stopped working. I pulled out the bulb and tested the socket and no power. Without operating the turn signal switch, back probe the wire going from the flasher unit to the turn signal switch. Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Specially check the connector. Get the one for your car make and model. Make sure both filaments are in good condition, and that the bulb glass is not darkened. A bad flasher relay does the same thing sometimes. Answer: Check the turn signal (flasher) relay. Look for signs of overheating, corrosion, and damage that may lead to a false or broken electrical connection. 5L MT. Please tell me possible causes. My turn signals will come on for a second and then go off. Verify that circuit connections are not loose, corroded or unplugged. There could be a loose wire. I have a "LOW BEAM FAULT RESET SYSTEM" message. Any suggestions? My turn signals don'y work. I turn on left turn signal and rear flashers come on. All bulbs & bulb contacts good. If only one of the right lights isn't working check the socket and connections; if both lights on the right side, there could be a problem in the circuit. Or one of your light bulbs may have burned out. Dan Ferrell (author) on December 16, 2019: There could be a short in that part of the circuit. If necessary, check continuity from each end of the wire, leading from the flasher relay and the turn signal switch. Turn signals or hazards do not function The most common symptom of a bad or failing turn signal / hazard flasher is hazards or turn signal lights that do not function. Answer: There could be a problem with the turn signal lever assembly. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters. The internal mechanism is triggering the wrong contact points. 05 f250 turn signals and hazards won't work Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Highpoint com., Jun 14, 2011. When he accidentally bumped the ignition key the test like flashed. I have swapped the flasher relay with a working one. Highpoint com. Answer: You might need the diagram for your model to trace the problem. Usually, depending on your particular model, getting access to the switch electrical connector is the hardest part. Then try the Turn Signal switch. If it doesn't come on at all or doesn't blink, you'll need to replace your turn signal relay. Clean up that fuse anyway. So you may be running your car with battery power without letting the alternator charge or properly charge the battery. turn signals? 2: when I removed the voltage regulator and put back on, I had two grounds: one from the alternator, and another from the right head light. What else could it be? My left frt. What else could it be? So the average car owner can troubleshoot these faults with the use of a test light and, sometimes, a digital multimeter (DMM). Dan Ferrell writes about do-it-yourself car maintenance and repair. Check the ground and power for the rear lights. It depends on whether you're using dual beam (one bulb) or single beam (two bulbs). I know nothing of the previous owner other than there were parts in the trunk that suggests they were resto modding and lost interest. Answer: The most common fault in the multifunction switch is wear of the turn signal contacts. Sometimes, if I had to wait a bit to make the turn, the signal would start flashing again. The problem can be in the turn signal circuit or switch. What could that be? If they come on but don't flash, most likely the flasher unit is bad. The turn signal flasher may be lcoated under the dashboard or inside the engine compartment. flash rapidly on the right rear end assembly. Question: I replaced my turn signal bulbs. If the test light illuminates, replace the switch. I attached the grounds to each of two mounting screws for the voltage regulator (maybe that’s okay?). When your hazard lights don't illuminate but the turn signals work, usually you are dealing with a faulty hazard-lights flasher. A change in the flashing rate of the turn signal lights isn't common but it can happen. But the hazards still work. Put the light assembly back on and lights won't work. If your turn signal isn’t working, then you should first check the life of your light. When truck is connected to two other of my trailers all lights work on both driver and passenger side. Use a test lite on the wire, the test lite will usually flash. Check for cooling fan problems using this simple guide and tips. First, check the bulb. Other circuit problems may also lead to this condition: Make sure your turn signal indicators work as well. The turn signals won't even come on. Otherwise, the flasher is no good. When you had the multifunction switch out, you should have tried that test, where applicable? i have to hold left turn signal the right one will not turn off as i center steering wheel. The bulbs, switch, and fuses are new. You'll find it in the vehicle repair manual for your particular model. I checked and cleaned all the grounds and replaced all bulbs and both flashers. If the signal blinks really fast, you have a bulb out on that side. Photo courtesy of Bill Abbott on Wikimedia. The front turn signal blinks at the same speed (fast) as the arrow on the dash. Check the common wire that connects to both rear lights; it could be loose, dirty or damaged. Answer: Some modern vehicle use a solid state relay, and the computer or some other relay may imitate a clicking sound which you hear through the speakers. I have a ford F550, neither turn signal light will work. Answer: There seems to be a loose wire, turn signal relay or relay connector. Question: My left blinker works just fine but when I use my right, the blinker noise happens but no light pops up on the instrument pannel and both the front and back right blinker dont work. A direction signal system is designed to operate with a flasher or blinker unit which interrupts the signal which created the blinking action. Here are some steps you can take to troubleshoot the problem: Light bulbs can wear out and stop working. My left rear turn signals stopped working recently so I did the easy thing first and replaced the bulbs. It seems the switch in the indicator stalk is faulty, probably the internal spring is turning the wrong contact for the indicator. The test light shouldn't flash. When your engine will not rotate, these simple checks and tests can help you diagnose and repair the fault. Could both of these issues be related to the step down switch mounted on the finder well? This will make troubleshooting, and fixing the problem, easier and faster. It's possible the relay or flasher is getting stuck. Why would it burn out the next day? I switched the bulb with the left side and it works on that side so it is not the filament. Answer: If it is only one bulb that isn't working, make sure the bulb is good and then check the socket, power and ground. However, I can’t seem to switch to either. Consult your vehicle repair manual. What could be causeing this? yes. You may be dealing with bad bulbs, a bad flasher relay, a faulty turn signal switch, or a bad wire or connector between the flasher unit and the turn signal switch. Hope this helps. Reply. I have very little mechanic knowledge. But there could be a problem with the multifunction switch or there's a short in the circuit, activating both sides. Troubleshooting the turn signal switch is pretty much straightforward. Checking a Light Bulb Socket for Ground and Power, II. He has certifications in automation and control technology. On some models, the flasher is readily accessible. See the 'Checking a Light Bulb Socket for Ground and Power.'. Just need to check that side of the circuit and find the loose connection. Can you diagnose the problem with my 1998 Jackaroo's turn signal? Consult your vehicle repair manual, if necessary. Dan Ferrell (author) on September 10, 2018: Turn signals show up as working but can’t hear the flashing. Question: I have a 2007 Mazda 6. Prior to performing extensive diagnosis, check the vehicles fuses to ensure they are not blown. You may have a blown fuse. There are two reasons for this type of failure: Either the canceling finger inside the switch is broken, in which case you need to replace the switch; or the canceling cam/clockspring is broken, in which case you need to replace the cam or assembly, depending on your particular model. You may want to try checking with a test light if you have the diagram. Usually the problem is with the flasher relay. Does the 2006 chevy colorado have a flasher? Check the sockets using a test light. turn signals dont work Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech 3 Sep 10, 2005 turn signal flasher works while car is off Classic Mustang Specific Tech 2 Jun 25, 2005 L Help! You'll need the diagram for your particular model to trace the short. The tail lights work but not the turn signal. Question: Why are my turn signal indicators not clicking? Hi, my hazard lights work but turn signal and blinkers are not going either. See if that helps. Do I have to replace the whole lever assembly behind the steering wheel. I would assume that the same fuse for the brake lights also protects the turn signals, When I had bad bulbs and I used the signals, the dashboard lights for the signals would come on and stay on, but now when I use the signals… Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech 1 L So at this point we have figured out that the turn signal doesn’t work on one side and the brake lights still don’t work, but they do have power at the switch and the switch does work. Dan Ferrell (author) on September 03, 2018: Probably there's a hazard-lights flasher that needs to be checked or the circuit - and also check the flasher unit for the turn signals, if separate. Repeat the test, but this time operate the switch so the right turn signals light. I changed them to see if that was the problem but wasn't. First of all, we know it's not the bulbs or the ground, or the wires out to the rear, because your Hazards work. I replaced the turn signal switch & the flasher but still nothing this past week. Looks like the switch notifies a bcm. I changed my turn signal switch and still no change. However, if the flasher unit is working fine, check the fuse. Check that your hazard lights work when troubleshooting your turn signals. Do you know of any solution? Brake lights, hazard lights and right turn signals work. Hope this helps. Question: My car's turn signal blinkers don't come on at all. You can use a testlight to check the grounds. My turn signals have not been working, although my hazards are working. Check for an open in the circuit, between the light(s) that doesn't work and the turn signal switch. If your engine fires and coughs after it's been turned off, this guide helps you target the different systems and components you should pay attention to. This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Dan Ferrell (author) on November 21, 2019: There could be a short in the circuit that is grounding the lights. Or replace it. The post describes some tests you may want to try. The dark green turn signal power supply wire doesn't seem to have power coming into the connector when I checked with a test light. You can find one in the repair manual for your vehicle. Hope it helps. Hope this helps. Otherwise, you have a blown fuse, or there's an open between the flasher unit and its power source (fuse box or battery). It may be loose. My car does this strange thing where when I hit the lever to turn left it alternates between the left and right lights twice and then works just fine. The brake lights work, the hazards work, and the parking lights work. What could be the problem? Verify that the ground connection is working properly. Operate the switch to turn the left turn signal light. This guide is designed to help you make your repair faster, and get back on the road safer. My turn light aren't flashing on dashboard and aren't on all 4 sides of car on a 1988 dodge caravan. I've changed all the bulbs and checked every fuse except the big ones. But brake light and hazards do i checked the fuses, new flasher, and replaced the turn signal switch but still nothing. The only difference in your results this time is that your test light should flash when back probing the terminal that supplies power to the right turn signal lights, but not the left turn signal lights. If you don't have the manual for your particular model, your local library may have a copy, in case you need it for reference. I've checked the switch, fuses, bulbs and flasher. Fog lights work. I replaced the bulbs. Checked the voltage on the contacts that connect to the bulb and it is good (alternates between 4V and 0V when the turn signal is engaged). A diagram is printed on the cover to the fuse panel showing the locations of both. Yet the signals don't, if I short pins 49a and 30 on the switch I can get the signals to turn on and not flash. Answer: There could be a bad ground in the circuit. Same bulb for the hazard and they work. There is a separate flasher for the turn signal it could be that. You may need the diagram for your model, if you need to trace the wries in the circuit. Answer: Probably there's too much resistance in the circuit that connects to both rear turn signal lights. Hope this helps. I have switched bulbs thinking the filament was broke and it works in the right side rear. Right side works fine. You may need a test light and the wiring diagram for your model to check the circuit. Doesn’t work at all, blinks fast, then normal, then fast again. If necessary, consult your vehicle repair manual. Than when we try to turn the car on it would not start. Also, check those bulbs that you replaced and the ones that were there for the turn signals. Now I hear there are two flasher relays on the car...I see one round one on the top of the fuze box in back, but don't know where the other one might be. The hazard works as an Override so if the Blinkers are operating correctly and then you activate the Hazards, the blinkers no longer work and the Hazards have a Higher Priority and they work. Don't work with the car on. Confirm the ground and power connections are working properly. It kills my battery if i don't unplug it. So before I changed the switch with the headlights on, brake lights on, flip the turn signal … Car starter problems? When your headlights stop working, follow this simple symptoms-based guide to make a faster repair. Also, check the ground. Answer: Most likely the problem is within the switch, the canceling mechanism might have failed. This is the most common cause. Im thinking switch or TS relay. I have a 1990 mustang GT, and the turn signals don't work. Often, car lighting problems require just an easy fix you can do in minutes. A friend of ours just bought a 1998 Ford Expedition. Probably the lock ring is broken. There is also a scenario, though I forget exactly when, that the right signal flashes with the lever in the left turn position and vice versa. Answer: Check the ground for a poor or loose connection. Usually, the indicator will blink fast when a light bulb burns out. Make sure they are clean and well connected. Depending on your particular vehicle make and model, you may or not need to remove the dashboard trim. 2006 lincoln zephyr front signal light won't blink and stays on even when key is shut off ? For cleaning, try electrical contact cleaner. The next video shows you a common procedure when replacing a flasher unit on a GMC truck. See the section 'Checking a Light Bulb Socket for Ground and Power.'. Finally, check for an open or short in the lamp's circuit. I believe that would eliminate the relay. the lights beams are just “On”. any one have any ideas Question: Yesterday, I bought new turn signal bulbs for the left rear and right rear of my vehicle. Question: My left turn signal indicator will hyperflash intermittently. If necessary, check the wires that connect to the socket. You may do it yourself, if you have the service manual for your particular model. Not so common are problems with connectors in the circuit between the turn signal switch and the flasher unit (relay). Thank u. Looking for solution. Haynes manuals are popular and practical maintenance and troubleshooting guides. Turn signals only work when the ignition is on; hazard lights work whether the ignition is on or not. I replaced the bulbs, even though they looked good, as well as the sockets. This time I ended up leaving the hazard lights on the on position, tried my blinkers and it works! If you need to trace the wire, you may need the wiring diagram from your vehicle repair manual. Answer: Most likely there’s a bad ground in the light sockets. Examine the bulb socket for corrosion or damage. If your turn signals have stopped working, it'll be doing one of these things: blinking rapidly, coming on without blinking, or nothing at all. Answer: There could be a short circuit. You'll need to replace the unit. It isn’t the bulb and the contacts were bent out last time to help. The turn signals on my 2001 jeep grand cherokee laredo do not work. When your hazard lights don't illuminate but the turn signals work, usually you are dealing with a faulty hazard-lights flasher. Check to see if you have voltage to and from the multifunction switch. There seems to be a problem with the switch itself, or the wiring. Still, consult the repair manual for your particular vehicle make and model. Junior Member from Iowa Messages: 22 Here is the problem. signal light stays on( not Flashing) and the lft. The fuses are good as is the bulb. To make troubleshooting easier, this guide is divided into the most common types of turn signal system failures, troubleshooting procedures, and tips to guide you toward the potential fault much faster. I have another perplexing (to me) issue with my D. Last winter the turn signals started giving me issues (when I'd move the lever either way, the signal would flash a few times and then stop.) Photo courtesy of Ildar Sagdejev on Wikimedia. If this wire is damaged, your good alternator won't charge the battery. If they work and the turn signal doesn't, it may be pointing to a bad turn signal switch. Answer: The problem could be with the flasher (relay). I replaced the flasher and checked the fuse with no luck. Sebring - Chrysler :: 1999 - Turn Signal / Hazard Flashers Don't Work. Light for indicator on dash is flashing right when I have moved the stalk into the left position (die. Clean up that fuse anyway. The turn signals don't work, but the emergency flashers do? Dan Ferrell (author) on December 21, 2019: Go over section II in the post; it'll help you diagnose the problem. Hello the first check you will want to do is pull the fuse to the turn signals and see if it looks burnt, the fuse panel on your vehicle is just to the right of the front passengers right foot behind a plastic panel. It seems an open or short is activating the turn signal circuit. Question: I have a 2006 Chevy Impala and the right front turn signal is not working. Try a new one, and if that doesn't help, it may be a bad hazard switch. When facing a problem, always check every light so that you know what part of the system or lights are failing. Can you see the battery light come on, on the dashboard. Question: My turn signals work with headlights off but do not work with the headlights on? You can also test the switch using a test light. There could be a short that affected the circuits. My 2009 Silverado turn signal, brake and reverse lights don't work on the rear right side only. Question: My left indicator will flash one time and then will not flash anymore (both back and front). Back probe the wire that supplies power to the switch; the test light should flash. Why? On the switch connector, find the wire that supplies power to the turn signal switch. Answer: Double check the bulbs and make sure the filaments are Okay. And as far as I can make out it’s not the bulbs or fuses in the car. Try this find one flasher turn the hazards on to see if it's the hazard or turn signal, then find the other around the steering column the one not flashing will be the turn flasher, I hope this helps Usually, the problem is a bad ground, but the power wire might be loose, corroded or disconnected. It's not canceling after the steering wheel returns to its normal position. Hope this helps. Answer: You may want to check you have a solid connection to ground and power. What could this be? William A Randolph Jr on September 19, 2019: have a 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1 and my signal level is sn't moving.I've had the same issue back in 2014 and they had to replace the whole unit.I do have flashers.When I turn the wheel it clicks as if it was turning itself off,but that's it/Will I have to replace this again? trun signals don't work Ok I tried all that already and no the green arrows do not work. These 5 troubleshooting tips will help you find the culprit. Could this problem be related? Answer: You can use a test light or voltmeter to test for power and ground in the faulty rear light. Also check the grounds on and around your rear brake lamp(s). They all worked. Also, your repair manual will tell you what specific tools you need, if any, and the procedure to follow. My car has an automatic transmission. Check the switch connections and grounds. They wear out and may begin to fail intermittently or not turn the signal, signal may not cancel; you may experience similar problems with the wipers and headlights. Now what? While this will not necessarily cause engine performance issues, it will leave the vehicle without functioning hazard lights, and more importantly t… Turn Signals Not Working But Hazards Do! You may need to trace the voltage using a test light. Flasher works well, but the turn signal only works when the car is off. Answer: Need to check the circuit grounds and power for that side of the lights. Sometimes i have to reapply the right turn signal to finish my turn. I have a Mercedes benz.when I turn on my lights the indicators doesn't work. Replace the switch. I have a 1999 Ford Windstar. Any ideas what the problem could be? Checked fuses and wiring. With the bulbs removed, turn signal lever in left turn position and the test light grounded to chassis the left socket flashes and the right socket has steady illumination. If you don't have the manual, check the reference section of your local public library. Flasher unit ticks rapidly but none of the indicator bulbs light up. Get one online or at your local auto parts store. The hazard or emergency lights may share the same circuit with the turn signal circuit. How do I fix this? i did check all the fuses and they are all good and the turn light switch works for high beams and the hazard switch sounds the horn when you push it twice but still no lights. Left side - only the front turn signal is working. When I tested turn signals, I got inconsistent results and suspected I had a loose bulb, connection or fuse issue. Get an aftermarket copy at your local auto parts store. Other possibility is corrosion in the connector(s) or a bad connection in the circuit. Get the wiring diagram for your make and model. When the turn signal switch is in the neutral position both the rear left outside turn signal bulb and the dash instrument cluster arrow stays lit solid (not blinking) and drains the battery. Hope this helps. Use a test light or digital multimeter. Answer: Sometimes the contacts in the multifunction switch are to blame for this problem. You may want to do a voltage drop to make sure grounds are okay: My 2006 Impala LTZ right rear turn signal / Brake light is intermittent. Any advice? Step 3 - When a turn signal flasher or relay fails the blinkers will not operate or come "ON", but not blink. Dan Ferrell (author) on September 19, 2019: Most likely the turn signal switch has mechanical damage. However, if the flasher unit is working fine, check the fuse. The dash light works normally to both sides using indicator and hazards. bbbind.com should have wiring diagrams for your turn signal, so you can see wire colors. In most cases, the repair is within the reach of the average car owner. Back probe the wire that supplies power to the right turn signal lights; the test light should not light. What's going on? I would, as oilyspill said, use a test light on the input, then after leaving the multifunction If the diagram is correct, as you can see, the flasher relay has two voltage circuits, bottom, in the diagram, one is for turn, the other is for flasher. Answer: There seems to be a mechanical problem with the turn signal switch. Maybe it is the battery but if the car is completely off and the alternator is fine I dont see how the battery could just drain that horribly within seconds especially if it passes the test at AutoZone and a secondary mechanic place. Hello! The ground seems to be good in the rear right bulb because the same bulb is used for the tail light and works. The hazard lights work 100% as they should. I'm stumped. Yes, the turn signal, brake, and hazards are all the same circuits (left turn, left hazard, and left brake are all the same wire), just a different command from the multifunction switch as to which wires get power, so since your hazards are working, thats why i think its probably the switch too. My Dan Ferrell (author) on October 05, 2018: Check the bulb filaments and make sure they are not shorted together, then check a loose wire perhaps making a wrong connection in that side of the circuit. Ford F-150 2009 Reg cab 2wheel drive, basic model no power controls 105600 miles Turn signal Hazard warning lights Radio My turn signals work but my 4 way flashers don’t. It helps you identify not only wires and components and their related connections, but how to access, troubleshoot and replace components, as necessary. If so, do the brake lights work? You may need the repair manual for your specific vehicle make and model to identify wires and components, and possibly to gain access to them. 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