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Indicators not working

My indicators have stopped working althought they flash normally when the hazard button is pressed. I guess this means that a fuse has blown but i do not have manual for the car and can't find the fusebox!!

Can you help please?



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  • rjacksonpt Mar 08, 2009

    Thank you for the swift reply.

    The indicators do not come on at all when the indicator stalks are used. However they do click and flask when the hazards are used.

    The main problem is I cant seem to find the fuse box - its buried in the engine bay by the firewall and seems very inaccessible to someone who is an amateur with a spanner!

  • rjacksonpt Mar 08, 2009

    OK will check when it stops raining! Thanks a lot.


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Do the signals light up, but just don't flash? If that's the case, Turn your hazard flashers on & listen for clicking sound from flasher/relay ,usually under dash, at or near, fuse panel. Once you locate that one, the other flasher/relay for your signals should be in same area, and probably looks same too. If the #s written on them are the same, try swapping them to try & see if signals now work.If they do, replace the bad one, but put new one in for signals. If they don't don't come on at all, you'll have to start pulling fuses for a look & see if burnt out. If you have a 12volt test light you can simply touch on little metal tabs at ends of fuses without pulling out, to test. If power on both sides, fuse is good. If you use test light, make sure key is on & signal is on while testing for bad fuse. Power on one side, but not the other, pull it & have a look.

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  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Mar 08, 2009

    Nothing up under dash on drivers side. Perhaps a panel needs to be removed to access it.No removable cover on end of dash? I'll keep digging to see if i can find exact location of fuse panel, to make it easier.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Mar 08, 2009

    Open drivers door and see if there isn't a removable panel on end of dash. Underside of cover should have diagram of what all fuses are for.


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