Question about 1994 Pontiac Bonneville
When I signal for a turn, my turn signals come on but do not flash they just stay on. All of the bulbs are working, and I tried replacing the flasher but it changed nothing. My emergency flashers flash but the turn signals do not. What could be wrong?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If I understand you right based on your post/description, the signal lights would still turn on even if any or both of the flasher relays are removed. Should this be the case, then the signal lights are not getting the power from the flasher relays but from the brake light circuit.
Perhaps your concern is not with any of the flasher, but simply missing or loose ground more particularly with the rear lights. Perhaps you could try determining which of the wires for the brake lights and signal lights (as they come out of the light assembly) would be ground . A test and even possibly a temporary workaround is to hard wire a second ground connection from the determined ground wire of the lights and attach it to any conveniently located bolt or screw to the body. it may be to your advantage to do this on all the rear lights assembly.
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Posted on Aug 05, 2008
SOURCE: 2000 Accord turn signal problem
either the front or the rear turn signal bulb is blown, that is why the flash frequency is high. replace the bulb and the problem will be solved. best to replace both the front and rear turn signal bulbs. good luck.
Posted on Sep 01, 2008
SOURCE: left and right turn signal
I have tried to find the signal flasher also, And looked under the dash after removing the cover below the stering wheel, this exposed another panrl, aluminum cover to remove, After removing this 2nd cover I looked up below with bright lights and could not find the signal flasher to replace? I purchased the part from NAPA No 34. Assuming this is the correct replacement, I can not find one under the dash to the left of the stering wheel column as Haynes Repair manual also states that location?
Posted on Nov 04, 2008
SOURCE: 1997 sonoma turn signal flasher
The flashers are located behind the instrument panel trim, roughly between the base of the steering wheel and the ashtray, just to the left of the car lighter. To access the flashers, you need to at least loosen the lower instrument panel trim. Just under the steering column there are two screws with star heads. One to the left of the column and one to the right. You need to remove both of these screws. You will need to remove your ashtray. On the upper left corner of the hole left by removing the ashtray is a 9/32 hex head screw. You need to remove it. Once these three screws are removed you should be able to pull down on this portion of trim under your instrument cluster. When you do this it may cause trim around your instrument cluster to loosen that you can just pop back into place with your hand. You won't need to pull down to far on this trim piece as there are still some screws holding the bottom. You should be able to pull it down far enough to see the flasher units behind and just to the left of the cigarette lighter. There are two flasher units and I found that the one on the right is for the turn signals.On the left the other is for the hazard flashers. It may be a hand scraping experience to replace the flasher but it beats paying someone to do it for you. They are easy to recognize because the are silver and round metallic plug ins. The flasher unit on the left is for the emergency flashers and the one on the right is for turn signals. You can place the emergency flasher unit into the slot the turn signal unit belongs until you get a replacement. These flasher units are pretty cheap.
Posted on Jun 02, 2009
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