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Directional signal only works sometime

Only works some of the time

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  • thecruise1 Feb 14, 2009

    My turn signals started as intermittant now mostly don't work. The 4 way flashers work fine every time and the blinking is heard under the dash and felt with my fingers. Ford said it had to be multi-function switch in steering column. I took off the plastic collar and even removed the air bag assembly. what does the switch look like. I think this switch might be on the left under the turn indicator arm. But it seems to be on a wiring harness. If this is it how does it come apart? Do I need to remove the steering wheel. Are their alignment marks? Or do I mark them before removal. I have an old steering wheel puller from 70's. Will this work? Cornell    Please email  thecruiseguy@comcast.net

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    Turn signals work intermittently. I want to change the flasher unit before I take it to a dealer or repair shop. The manual doesn't show where the flasher is located. Can anyone tell me?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Both right and left?

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If it is an intermittent problem, there are two likely causes. One-the multi-function switch. Two-the flasher is going bad. The first, from my experience, is the most likely, however the second is the less expensive of the two to replace. I would probably go for the multi-function switch. Make sure your brake lights are functioning normally, as your brake light wiring is connected to the multi-function switch.

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