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Re; fault with Indication system on 1978 V8 Wagon.

Previous advise was helpful in understanding what I am looking for, but as yet unable to locate. An air-conditioning unit takes up the full gap between glove compartment and steering column, so am wondering if it is on that side. Have been unable to locate in the light switch area. Also, is there a fuse/ fusible link in the indicator circuit that may be blown? I have a circuit diagram for a VJ and have noticed some differences to what I have. I also have a short some where in the vehicle that drops out when I remove the fuse for the brake lights, but there again when the ignition is turned on, with the fuse removed. Thanks for the help.

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