signal lights 82 gl 1000 I

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signal lights 82 gl 1000 I

Post by spectra52 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:09 am

my signals are not working
my running lights come on but as soon as I turn on my signals the front goes out
I changed the flasher still nothing fuse good
this is on both sides could it be the signal relay?

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Re: signal lights 82 gl 1000 I

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:27 pm

The front signal is supposed to go out when you turn that signal on. The lower-level filament goes out, and the higher-level filament flashes.

Being that you're not getting any flashing at all, the first thing I would check is the flasher, but you say you've checked this.

Try removing the flasher, and shorting out the contacts instead (if you have a three-prong flasher, ignore the ground pin, and short out the remaining two). This should cause the signal lights to come on steady without flashing when they are turned on.

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Re: signal lights 82 gl 1000 I

Post by goldtr6c » Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:53 pm

Check your ground. Even though the running light goes out as designed, a bad ground will cause the same reaction, but the signal won't blink.

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Re: signal lights 82 gl 1000 I

Post by thrasherg » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:47 pm

You have checked the bulb is okay (both filaments work)?

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