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Turn signals work when they feel like it.

Previous owner installed aftermarket kit combining rear turn signals with brakes. Pull brake lever lights flash 3 times then solid. Might this have something to do with turn signal malfunction?

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Sounds like a" Back Off" kit..it is designed to do just that...safety feature...and believe me the folks behind you notice you.....you can breathe easy now friend..Good Luck...Tim

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Hi, Pamela before testing any electrical component in the Turn Signal Circuit it is "IMPERATIVE" that you have a fully charged battery of 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test because your battery may have 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amps causing the battery to be faulty and must be replaced, especially "AGM" batteries, also before diagnosing any turn signal/running light/parking light issue make sure the bulb is good and the light fuse has continuity with a test light. If you have replaced your OEM lights with one or all LED lights you are going to need a load equalizer.
If no turn signals work the cause could be a faulty turn signal module or the connector going to it, look for corroded, loose, or broken pins/sockets. Contact spray cleaner is great for removing corrosion.
If all four turn signals flash at the same time like hazard lights even though you only pressed one turn signal button then you have a LED light in the circuit and need a load equalizer that can be purchased from any motorcycle parts supplier.
If your speedometer does not function properly it will have to be fixed first because your turn signal module gets the data from the speedometer for normal turn signal function.
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If your rear turn signals don't work check your rear fender wiring harness connector first for corroded, broken, loose pins/sockets, power, and a good ground, the harness connector is usually located under the seat on the front of the rear fender then keep tracing the wiring look for obvious harness damage caused by the rear tire.
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Before diagnosing any brake light issue always check the bulb and fuse first for integrity a brake light staying on is usually caused by the front brake light switch, which is mechanical, not disengaging. On early models moving the throttle control housing closer to the front brake master cylinder is the main fix. On late models, the switch gets tweaked and needs to be realigned. A brake light that does not come on when the brake lever is applied can be caused by a faulty switch or no continuity in the wiring at the switch. The rear brake light switch is hydraulic and it is extremely rare to malfunction in a closed circuit condition causing the brake light to stay on. Usually, rear brake light switch issues are caused by no brake pedal free play or a sticky rear master cylinder piston. A brake light that does not come on when the rear brake pedal is depressed can be caused by a faulty switch, air contamination in the brake line, or no continuity in the wiring at the switch.
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sounds like you have a bad turn signal switch.

If the third brake light is working than we know the fuse is good and the switch is good. The third brake light bypasses the turn signal switch. If the rear turn signals are working than we also know that the wiring from the switch to the rear bulbs is also good. The brake lights and the turn signals are on the same bulb so the turn signal switch is what determines if the bulb gets power from the brake light switch or from the turn signal flasher. If the switch is bad usually the first thing that stops working is the brake lights.

Typically you can wiggle, jiggle, pull, push on the switch lever with you foot on the brake and get the brake lights to work. Sometimes turning the four way on and off several times will also get the brake lights to work. If this is the case than a new turn signal switch will solve you problem.

If you have any questions let me know!

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I have a four part problem that started by some one wiring my trailer pig tale wrong it was the only thing done minutes before the first problem started #1 gear stick wont come out of park un less you...


It is all related and the connections should be undone immediately. I am worried about you having an electric signal going into your gas tank which the fuel gauge gets its readings from. The signals are suppose to work on grounding and low resistence, not strong voltage.

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Emergency flashers work through the MFS multifunction switch on the turnshift handle. Separate flashers create the pulse to flash the lights. Improper wiring could burn out the flasher units.

On Later Ford products, the plastic cover on the Light hookup had the wiring terminals all identified. If you used an aftermarket kit, the color codes should have been assembled to match the factory colors. There is no guarantee the aftermarket units did do that.

Sometimes working on wiring is difficult if the mechanic is colorblind. Some of the better kits will have a wire connector to install in a plug under the dash between the brake pedal and ashtray. Then this harness runs as 1 piece all the way to the rear bumper. The short wire kits tap into the rear light sockets.

Some of the Electronic light flashers can sense how many bulbs are in the circuit to maintain a steady flashing rate with or without a trailer hooked up. Thats about as much as I can help you with.

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1998 chevy lumina: rear window brake light not working, left brake light not working, rear left turn signal not working


See if bulbs have burnt out in the left brake light and rear turn signal (one bulb if combined) and also rear center high mount brake light.

If the left turn signal has a slower speed than the right turn signal, this is a symptom of a bulb or bulbs burnt out.

Usually, the wiring is not a problem, but I would not rule wiring (or sockets) as a problem out.

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All at once, the turn signals started to flash fast, Now I know that normally means a bulb is out. But when the turn signal, either one is turned on, the driving lights flash oppiste of both signals and I...


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I need to replace the driver's side brake light.


Rear Combination Light- 2007 might vary from these diagrams:
Removal & Installation 2004 (Early Production) 4 Door To Remove:
  1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  2. Disconnect electrical connector. Rear Combination Light kia-06-18-7495.gif

  3. Remove 2 screws and 2 nuts and remove light assembly.
To Install:
  1. Install light assembly and 2 screws and 2 nuts.
  2. Connect electrical connector.
  3. Connect battery negative cable.
5 Door To Remove:
  1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  2. Disconnect electrical connector. Rear combination light kia-06-18-7496.gif

  3. Remove 2 screws and push light assembly toward outside of vehicle. CAUTION
    Use care to not damage gasket.
  4. Pull rear combination light from vehicle.
To Install:
  1. Install rear combination light and 2 screws.
  2. Install 2 screws.
  3. Connect electrical connector.
  4. Connect battery negative cable.
2004 (Late Production), 2005-2009 To Remove:
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  1. Install rear combination lamp.
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