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My left flasher stopped working suddently

Left flasher stopped working but lights are ok.. is it a problem in the switch?

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  • denischevali
    denischevali Jan 16, 2013

    Finally it's a short circuit created by the directional lamp, the one that lights towards the direction your about to turn, when we removed it, the flashers started working. We then tested the voltage and we found out that only 4.2 volts were getting to the lamp socket. I didn't bother trying to find where this proplem comes from... Maybe next summer! Thanks guys!

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If the right flasher is working and the left flasher is not, that should be a burned out light bulb, either front or rear. (outside)
If you will wait until it is dark, it is easier to diagnose.
After dark, turn on the right turn signal, then look carefully at the brightness of the front and the brightness of the rear turn signal. Now, turn on the left, and again observe the brightness of each. One of the bulbs should be out, or not as bright as the other side. That is the bulb you will need to replace.

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