Questions and answers

What causes blinkers to not blink?

What causes blinkers to not blink?

One Side of the Turn Signal Lights Doesn’t Work. You may be dealing with bad bulbs, a bad flasher relay, a faulty turn signal switch, or a bad wire or connector between the flasher unit and the turn signal switch. First, check the bulbs to see if they are still in good shape: No darkened areas or damaged filaments.

Where is the flasher relay located?

Access the junction box where your flasher relay is located. The location of the junction box that holds the flasher relay will depend on the make and model of your vehicle. In some models, it is located in the engine compartment near the battery. On other models it is located near or in the steering wheel column.

Why do my hazards work but not my turn signals?

You may have an issue with something like a blown fuse for the turn signals, a missing or defective turn signal flasher (which is NOT the one in the fuse block), a break in a wire and/or connection,and possibly an issue with the turn signal switch in the column.

How does a 3 pin flasher relay work?

The relay is the electromechanical device that makes the operator switch-selections happen. Typically, a switch is engaged, which energizes the electromagnet in the relay. This electromagnet closes contacts that power the flasher and lighting circuit. Left, right or both sides can be selected.

Are there any problems with the 1980 Porsche 924?

Some 1980 Porsche 924s have enjoyed a good reputation for being durable, dependable vehicles. Few have experienced significant engine problems. However, some engines have suffered from excessive oil consumption and a damaged catalyst due to oil leaks that could lead to engine failure.

What are the symptoms of a bad Flasher relay?

Usually a bad or failing flasher relay will produce a few symptoms that can alert the driver of a potential issue. 1. Turn signals or hazards do not function The most common symptom of a bad or failing turn signal / hazard flasher is hazards or turn signal lights that do not function.

Why is there a problem with my Porsche 911?

If all of these steps fail to pinpoint the problem, then you probably made a mistake somewhere along the line, or there might be a short circuit somewhere in the switch or the wiring of the car. Only painstaking testing using a continuity tester will be able to locate such a problem.

Why is my turn signal Flasher not working?

If the flasher has any sort of internal short it may cause the hazards or signals to stay on when they are activated, instead of flashing. While they may still light up, the lights will not be able to serve their intended purpose of signaling a turn or emergency situation.