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Electrical nightmare Fixing a 1987 MB 190E 2.3. Every time i use the blinker switch, the left blinker causes the hazard lights and the right blinks super fast when using the right blinker. Also, either way causes the windshield wiper to engage as long as the blinker is on and the headlights at a maximum will half-heartedly blink once and go dim. My military mechanic buddy says it is most likely the ECU but cant tell without the voltometer. I need to be able to DIY bc i cant afford the european mechanics prices. A free online manual wouldnt hurt either.

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You need to replace the combo switch. That switch controls turn signals, wipers and high beams. It is only held in by 2 screws and the hardest part is getting to the jack plugs to unplug the thing. Also if you have cruise control be very careful not to break the cruise stalk. The crusie switch mounts in the turn signal/combo switch. If you know how to use a phillips screwdriver you should be able to DIY Good luck.If this helped rate me. If you need anymore help get back to me.

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