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Left front turn signal will not work

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SMG26, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. Jan 5, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    SMG26

    SMG26 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Need some help here. I have 2006 tacoma with the eagle eyes halo projectors headlights. The turn signal bulb which is a 3157 blew so I put a new one in and it would not come on. I then checked all the fuses and none of them are blown. I was thinking that it might be the socket that the bulb plugs into went bad. Any suggestions would be great.
     
  2. Jan 5, 2010 at 1:54 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    blinker fluid!





    do you have a volt tester or cheapo version that will just light up with power applied? if so use that to poke around and see where you are losing power
     
  3. Jan 5, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    THXEY

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    yeah dude check your blinker fluid....

    its right next to your steam tank and fallopian tubing
     
  4. Jan 5, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    aficianado

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    smart money says you bought a defective new bulb. blinker fluid rarely needs any topping off.
     
  5. Jan 5, 2010 at 2:00 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Definitely check the blinker fluid.

    I'd check the wiring on the headlights. Can't speak for the lights for the Taco but these lights for other cars I've seen them have some pretty shoddy wiring.
     
  6. Jan 5, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    Check the wires and make double sure its all plugged in correctly. Might be a short in a wire too.
     
  7. Jan 5, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    Careful around the fallopian tubing.

    You don't want to knock anything up around there...
     
  8. Jan 5, 2010 at 2:12 PM
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    HondaGM

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    check your wires at the plug with a test light.
     
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