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Have no indicators, hazards work,no fuses are blown, put meter across stalk terminals and all seems fine, but i cannot trace a live wire to stalk connections? This is for a vw transporter 1.9td 1998. IGNORE VEHICLE CHOSEN FROM LIST AS MINE IS NOT LISTED

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Somewhere along your steering column behind the dash should be a module called the electronic flasher module. This unit controls your turn signals and works separate from your hazards. Odds are the unit has gone bad...

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