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My driver side turn signals stops blinking once I push the brake pedal, they both just stay lit and I made sure the bulbs are rite and have been replaced

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  • Cars & Trucks Master
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What type of vehicle? If the bulbs are correct and installed properly I would suspect a ground issue within the bulb socket or wiring

Posted on Apr 11, 2015

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  • shawn Mccracken Apr 11, 2015

    Its a 1997 honda civic and I put a new ground wire on thinking that was the issue but still no fix

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    paulmacintyre Apr 11, 2015

    Are the signal and brake the same color? Or is the signal yellow and the brake red

  • shawn Mccracken Apr 11, 2015

    The signal is yellow and the brake is red

  • paulmacintyre
    paulmacintyre Apr 11, 2015

    There is a short somewhere on the brake circuit. This is usually caused by the wrong application of bulb. I have seen new bulbs that are defective and the filaments are touching together. If you are positive the bulbs are ok ( 1157 for brake light and 1156 for signal light ) then you have to look for a short in the wiring between the brake and signal

  • shawn Mccracken Apr 11, 2015

    Alrite, ill see what I can find....thanks for your help, I appreciate it

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you need to replace the rear driver side light bulb. it will fix the problem.

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Turn signals have a relay (its a small switch that charges and discharges current) which controls your turn signals blinking speed and interval. This is most likely your problem. You should be able to get a new one at your local parts store. Follow these instructions, in this order, and let me know how it works.

Step 1:Turn on the hazard lights and walk around the Taurus checking that all four turn signal lights are working. If any of them are not working, replace the bulbs. A non-working bulb in any of the turn signals will often make the turn signals appear that a flasher is going bad.

Step 2:
Locate the fuse box and check the fuses for the turn signals. There may be more than one. Replace any fuses that are blown and then recheck the turn signals again. If they still aren't working properly, then move on to replace the flasher. Step 3: Look for a round, silver-colored object near the fuse box. Put your finger on the object and turn on the turn signal. You should be able to feel a mechanical clicking as the turn signal blinks. This is the flasher. Step 4: Pull the silver flasher out of the socket and replace it with the new one. Each of the flashers should have two pins sticking out of the bottom side. Start the Taurus and recheck the turn signals to ensure that they work. Joel

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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Have you tried replacing the flasher? You'd think neither side would blink if the flasher was bad but I've seen this happen and it turned out to be the flasher. You could swap the signal flasher with the 4 way flasher to verify that's the problem before going out and buying one. Should be a few bucks at the parts store.

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SOURCE: turn signals blinking fast and stop when brakes applied

likely not, but change /check anyhow....If problem persists, likely you will need to change the module that controls directionals (usually under dash to the right of steering column)

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SOURCE: Brake light, reverse light and turn signal issues

Hello. The symptoms you are describing are likely due to a poor ground. Temporarily install a new ground wire by securing a piece of copper wire to the frame with a self tapping screw. Use this ground wire along with the hot wire to see if each of these lights works. If it does, trace the ground wire back to the frame, unscrew it and clean up the metal with emery cloth so you reestablish a good ground.

Posted on Jan 28, 2010

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Generally speaking, symptoms of a bad or failing turn signal bulb are usually the culprit...in your case, either it's the front left or rear bulb. Varies for different vehicle makes...common signs include:
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