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Lost my turn signals. Emergency flashers still work????

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by 6spdtaco, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. Aug 7, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    I was trying to figure out what terminal went to what wire on the trailer wiring harness (installing a new end plug into my bumper). I got a little spark off of what I think was a turn signal. I thought that was a little sketchy, so I disconnect the negative terminal of the battery, and just guessed on the wires from other forum posts. When I turned the truck back on everything worked EXCEPT the turn signals. What the hell did I do?
     
  2. Aug 7, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    Sounds like you blew the fuse to the back up lights on the trailer loom. Did you get a check engine light? Should have locked out the trans too if you have a auto. Fuse also goes to the alternator.
     
  3. Aug 7, 2010 at 8:12 PM
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    Search this- I've answered this question before and we've had it figured out.
     
  4. Aug 7, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    I have a manual trans. Fuses are all good.
    I search for other posts on the subject and didn't find much.

    Is my best bet a new relay? If so where can I buy one?
     
  5. Aug 8, 2010 at 7:34 AM
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  6. Aug 8, 2010 at 7:45 AM
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  7. Aug 8, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    I've done some searching. All I have found is a lot of people scratching their heads, and no real answers.

    Let me dumb it down and maybe someone can give me a simple answer instead of some smart ass comment that doesn't help anything.

    Turn signals don't work, no check engine light, truck drives fine. Also a symptom I overlooked, no speedometer reading. Could both things be the flasher relay? Are they related somehow?

    constructive answers would be appreciated.
     
  8. Aug 8, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    thanks, I found a diagram similar to that in my Chiltons. The speedometer thing is what is really confusing me.

    Anyone know how much a new flasher relay costs?
     
  11. Aug 9, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    Replaced IGN 1 fuse, speedo works now. Ordered flasher relay from dealer. $56. Will be here in a few days. Hope it fixes things!
     
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