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My front left hand blinker, along with my left hand blinker light on the dash do not light up. The relay is clicking, albeit at about double speed, and the left rear blinker works, at the same speed as the relay is clicking. Replaced the front blinker bulb, no change. Is it the bulb in the dash?
 


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did you check the fluid?

double speed usually signifies something isn't working to complete the circuit.
 

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obviously. But is the front light in series with the dash light? so that if the dash light burned out the front wouldn't work?
 

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if you have a tilt steering wheel tilt it up or down to see if it works, if it does your multifunction switch in loose.


Did you check your rear bulb as well?
 

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Rear blinker still works, I'll try the tilt, which would make sense because it started shortly after my large friend got in and tilted it all the way up. But wouldn't that make it not work at all?

Didn't tap into the blinker wiring for the projectors. Thought about it but didn't.
 

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not if one side came loose, it happened to me about a month ago
 

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Alright, I'll give it a shot.

If it is loose, how do I get to it to fix it?
 

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it's in the column cover (clam shell) remove 2 screws and the tilt lever and it will be on top there
 

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Thanks. Well I tried the tilt, no change. I'll still check the switch when it cools off this evening.
 

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change the flasher. if you want switch in the one from the 4 ways, if you'd rather not spend $5...
 

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I'll try the one from the 4 way. the switch for that is broken anyways. Thanks.

The flashers are the ones mounted in the box under the dash, correct? Anyone know which one is which?
 

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turn on the right signal, and see which one clicks. That's the turn signal.
 

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EDIT: All 3 flash modes use the same flasher. The left hand position still triggers the flasher, but there is a break somewhere that is causing it to blink fast. I assume this break has something to do with the front signal not lighting and the dash indicator not lighting.

Does someone have a wiring diagram that shows how the flashers are wired? The only thing I can guess is that the dash light is wired in series with the front light, but the rear light is wired in parallel with the other 2 so it still works.

Can anyone confirm this for me before I take apart my dash?
 
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Found a wiring diagram, looks like the multifunction switch could be the culprit. The diagram shows the front and dash lights on a separate switch from the rear and trailer lights. How hard is the mulftifunction switch to replace?
 

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