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 Posted: Jul 16, 2019 11:39AM
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Ta Da

And there you have it.

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 Posted: Jul 16, 2019 09:44AM
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 Posted: Jul 16, 2019 04:58AM
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Yes, it would be nice to have quick access to this type of quality diagnostic answer to common mini problems. Thank you Doug.

 Posted: Jul 15, 2019 04:23PM
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There should be a place we can sticky these excellent electrical gremlin posts that you give us Doug.


If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Jul 15, 2019 03:47PM
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Don't spend money on a flasher unit yet.  And yes, there are two flashers, one for the hazards, one for the turn signals.

The hazards and the turn signals are separate... but linked.   Power for the turn signals flows THROUGH a pair of contacts on the hazard light switch when the hazard switch is OFF.  Over time those contacts get corroded and current never reaches the turn signal switch.  

The first test is to cycle the hazard switch a dozen or more times, then turn the key to the run position and see if the turn signals have started working.  If they started working, the hazard switch was at fault.  You can replace it if you want or just leave things as they were.  If you are brave you can open the switch, clean its contacts, and put it back together.

Test 2.  If cycling the hazard switch didn't work carry out this voltage measurement test.  It helps to have a wiring diagram for your car.
Examine the back of the hazard switch.  You should find (2) light-green/brown wires.  Make sure the hazard switch is OFF.  With the ignition switch in the run position use your multimeter to measure between each of the light-green/brown wires and ground.  a) You should measure 12V on both wires. 
b) If you measure 12V on one wire and not the other, that says the hazard switch is bad. 
c) If you DO NOT find 12V on either wire, that says the dark green wire supplying the "B" terminal of the turn signal flasher is not getting power.

Test 3.  This test is a supplemental confirmation of Test 2 (the voltage tests) above.  Note the position of the two light-green/brown wires on the hazard switch.  Remove the wires from the switch and join them with a paperclip of similar.  Turn the key to the run position and use the turn signal lever for left, then right.  If the turn signals work you have confirmed the problem is with the hazard switch. 

Doug L.
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The flasher unit got disconnected, gone bad or something else.

 

Onetim is right, there are two flasher units, one in the engine compartment in the fire wall area for the hazard lights, the turn signal one is under the dashboard somewhere in the driver's side.

 Posted: Jul 15, 2019 07:59AM
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I think there are two flasher units in your car. The one for the turn signals may be bad or need the connections cleaned.

 Posted: Jul 14, 2019 11:00PM
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Hello.

I have a problem with my turn signals! They don't work anymore. However, my hazard lights blink just fine! but, before, the green light in the speedo used to blink with the hazard lights as well but now the green light does not blink when hazard lights are on. and the turn signals don't work either. Any suggestions? my car is a 30th year anniversary model, with MK3 Oval dash.