Front turn signals not working

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Re: Front turn signals not working

Post by K1200 GT » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:47 am

Allrightythen, we can close another post. Job well done.
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Re: Front turn signals not working

Post by Linda » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:25 pm

Thread revival:
I had this problem again, so a search turned up my old thread. Turned out to be the firewall connector under the dash had backed out. Snugging the connection got the park / turn signal lights working again.
Glad it was not the turn signal switch as Phil said.
Funny to be going back around again on previous problems lol
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Re: Front turn signals not working

Post by Curtis » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:25 am

This why I'm thinking I'm going to put the locking connectors on my harness. The regular connectors rarely cause a problem but the locking ones only cost a few more cents.
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Re: Front turn signals not working

Post by Linda » Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:11 pm

But if connecting to an old harness there would not be the latching mechanism .
I am going to try to convert some connectors, but those in that area are hard to get to lol
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Re: Front turn signals not working

Post by Curtis » Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:14 pm

Linda wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:11 pm
But if connecting to an old harness there would not be the latching mechanism .
I am going to try to convert some connectors, but those in that area are hard to get to lol
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The hardest part about changing them is getting to them. For the engine I would just pull it out in to the engine bay. Once that is done you can pull the dash down where you can get at it on your back of course.
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Re: Front turn signals not working

Post by Nissanman » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:12 pm

Hehehehe!
That is why zip ties were invented :idea:
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Re: Front turn signals not working

Post by Lorna c » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:26 am

Linda wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:25 pm
Thread revival:
I had this problem again, so a search turned up my old thread. Turned out to be the firewall connector under the dash had backed out. Snugging the connection got the park / turn signal lights working again.
Glad it was not the turn signal switch as Phil said.
Funny to be going back around again on previous problems lol
Linda
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