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Turn signals not working --- 2001 Cherokee Limited

Hi....... the emergency flashers works, so I know the bulbs are okay...but suddenly today my turn signals are not flashing, and I don;t even see the indicator lights on the dash nor do I hear the usual "click-click-click" when the turn signal switch is in position. My first idea is to check the fuse for the circuit. If the fuse is okay, what should I check next?

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  • turokrot Sep 11, 2008

    I have a similar problem but the turn signals work for a couple minutes and then the fuse burns out. I must have a short in my wiring somewhere but I dont know where to start to solve this problem.

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It happened to me, I had to replace the flasher lever for about $45 at the parts store and now my flashers work great. It was all corodded on the inside it also affects your brake lights.

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Check the flasher under the dash to the left of the steering column. It's got about 8 or 10 wires plugged into it.

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Same thing happened on my Grd Chk Lmtd, pushed down on the emergency flasher button a couple of times, fixed problem, relay contacts sticks perodically.

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Ok if its not the flasher module the problem will lay with the steering colum or dash hazzard signal switch this has been a random problem with some of my vehicles the hazzard switch is directly connected to the turn signals replace hazzard switch

or the turn signal lever inside column has sheered or worn down turn signal points from use this will require to pull steering column apart and replaceing the the turn signal gear point its just a flat piece of plastic with solder points on it with the wires running to the flasher
i recommend certified tech doing this work

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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