My turn signals were only blinking a few times yesterday when I turned them on, then they stopped blinking, even though stick was still in the on position. Both sides had about the same problem. Now they are not working very much at all (maybe one blink when I turn either one of them on). Is there a part that operates both turn signals that I can try to replace, or does it sound like a more serious problem (i.e., electrical)? Thanks for any help you can give me.
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Re: my turn signals do not work on my 2000 Audi A4
There is a turn signal relay sometimes when they wear out this happens try replacing it. go to any advanced or auto zone and they should have one in stock. they are very inexpensive. if this does not fix the problem then you will need a mechanic to take a look at it to determine where the fault is.
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Sounds like the turn signal flasher is going bad. The easy way to find wher the flasher is hidden is turn the turn signal on and find the clicking, that is the flasher. The emergency flashers work fine because they use a different flasher.
For Audi A4 the fuse box is located on the left side of dashboard behind a plastic cover (for left hand steering wheel vehicle). On inner face of the plastic cover you will find the fuse diagram. First fuse on first row from left upper corner is Fuse Nr.20 = F20 (15A) - RH headlamp low beam, headlamp adjustment. First fuse on second row from left upper corner is Fuse Nr.21 = F21 (15A) - LH headlamp low beam, headlamp adjustment.
i think this has the hazard button in the center of the dash, that needs to be replaced, it also controls the turn signal flashing and becomes very eratic as it fails, only about 25 bucks for the part from the dealer.
You did not say if the right signal blinks ok or not. Assuming it blinks like the left, the best way to find the blinker is to leave the engine off but the key switch on and turn your blinker on. Now LISTEN and you should hear the clicking. If the right side blinker is normal then you may have a bad turn signal bulb or ground to one of the signal bulbs. An easy way to check your turn signal bulbs is to turn on your emergency flashers and look at the bulbs, they all should blink at the same time and with the same brightness. Good Luck
Hi A J Mae,
Do you mean the traffic indicators,( turn signals) or do you mean the dash board indicator lamps? If it's the dash warning lamp indicators, they work on a fail safe system, when you turn the ignition on before the start position, all the lights will come on untill start up and ten they will go off automatically within a second or two....if they stay on with the engine runnig you have a problem we have not covered here.
That will be your hazard warning switch, the one that will be flashing on the dash with a triangle showing on it....If that doesn't do it it'll be something to do with the anti theft device...get out of the car lock all the doors and then press the button on the key fob