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Turn Signals and Highbeams don't work

The rear left brake light went out and the message center said it needed to be replaced. I replaced the bulb which worked fine, then immediately, I had no highbeams or turnsignals which are both controlled by the lever on the steering column. I have checked the fuses in the passenger area of the car and they are fine. Is there a repair I can do myself? Thanks

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  • bohemio64 Aug 08, 2008

    I have the same problem. No turn signals, high beams don't work, none of the controls on steering wheel work (cruise and radio controls), can't change the messages in computer display on dash.

  • ceawey Dec 09, 2008

    I have a 1999 Volvo S80 and the turn directional stopped working along w/the high beams???

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    1999 S80 the turn signals and high beam stopped working while making a turn. Also looking for solution.

  • fr3452 Dec 27, 2008

    I have the same problem,same year and model and the windsheild washer does not work.Fuses are all good,relays all ok. Any solutions?

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I took it to a shop, the only one I trust 35 miles away. My car had a bad fuse and some dirt in the fuse box. They cleaned it off, replaced the fuse and that fixed it for good. $45 charged.

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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I just had this happen to me. The computer flashed "ABS system failure" and my steering wheel controls went out, and the wipers, and turn signals/high beams. The really weird thing is that some of the dash went out (i.e. the temperature went out, but the clock didn't).

I figured this was a computer problem, so I just pulled the fuses (the ones under the hood) and put them back in. The computer still flashes "ABS System Failure" but the car runs perfect.

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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