Your turn signal flasher behind the glove box keeps flashing and only goes off when you apply the brake pedal all signals and lights work how do you fix this?
It's easy, just go to a gasoline station and ask them to check the blinker.
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%DETAILS% replace the mutifunction switch I have a '98 C1500, and it does the same thing. Diagnosis: Multi Function switch. What I want to add: Your vehicle, like mine, has an air bag. Unless you know the proper procedures involved in working around them, do yourself a favor and take it to a shop. …It is not worth the risk to save a few bucks. This is at most a 2 hour repair, $60-$120 labor, plus the part. My $.02. I have the same problem with my 98 Blazer yes it does seem to be the MF switch (Multi- Function) and yes better off to have a shop do it for you. (MORE)
The relay that handles the turn signals is separate from the relay that handles the hazards. Most likely you have a burned out turn signal relay. Most likely the relay is located in your fuse panel and is a very inexpensive item to replace. turn signals and hazards have separate flasher cans both… look the same and are generally in the fuse box replace the hazard flasher can. they cost about 2 dollars at auto store HOUNDDAWG ADDS: There may be a lamp with one of the turn signal elements burned out. If one is burned out turn signals may not work even though the lamp appears to be working when the lights are on. Otherwise replace emergency flasher or possibly turn signal switch in steering wheel. gaffer0118 adds: I had the same problem on my 2003 Saturn L200. When I cycled the Hazard Signal/switch for about 30 seconds, both left and right turn signals once again worked!! (MORE)
How do you fix the problem of the brake lights and turn signals and emergency flashers not working when all fuses and bulbs are good?
%REPLIES% The WD40 solution I had the same problem on my 98 Grand Marquis. A Linclon Mercury mechanic told me the problem was most likely in the hazard flasher switch on top of the steering column. He recommended I spray WD 40 around the switch and push it down *and let it pop up several times and… wiggle it around. It worked for me - problem solved. Apparently, over the years gunk finds it way in there, be it dirt, liquids, etc. Furthermore, he said there is no "flasher" you can replace as you may remember in older vehicles. Good luck. The rest or these posts are simply testimonials for the first answer . The WD-40 squirted in the emergency flasher switch worked in my 97 ford mustang. Thanks so much for the info. . Thanks for saving me the coins to pay a mechanic. I have a 97 Ford Van and the question fit my problem to the tee. The solution also fixed my problem. . My wife push the flasher and that started all the problems. I took your advise and it worked for me too on my 1995 Grand Marquis. Thanks for your imput. . I have a '99 Ford F-150 4.8 Liter V8, and this seems to have fixed the problem. It began as an intermittant problem and has gotten progressively worse over the past couple of months. I thought it was only affecting my turn signals, but I later discovered it also involved my brake lights. Moving the emergency flasher switch up and down a number of times solved the problem. Thank you! . This also worked for me I have a 1999 Ford Expedition. I moved the hazardous lights up and down and the problem was solved. . I thought I had checked the relevant fuses on my Ranger truck, but missed the one for brake-Emergency Flashers. My flashers were on - the button in the extended position when the fuse blew. Because the fuse went I didn't know the flasher was still in the on position. Therefore the turn signals and brake lights didn't work. It wasn't until I got the flasher in the off position that the turn signals started working again. . hey it worked for me too! i almost brought her in to the vultures till i found this. thanks!!!! . Worked on 1998 Lincon Continental...moved hazard warning switch in steering column up and down....worked great! THANKS! . The WD40 worked like a charm. I have been trying to fix this problem for 2 hours. I sprayed WD40 and problem solved. Thanks so much. . It works , don'ask me how , but it works. . Just used WD4O on the hazard switch of a 97 Aerostar whose blinkers have not worked for months. The switch now works freely, and the blinkers work, too. . I had a right front turn signal not working, sometimes. Then the left front stopped working, sometimes. Replaced lamps and still no joy. Tried the hazard flasher switch a few times and it started working but only sometimes. Sprayed WD40 into the hazard switch, exercised it a few times, and all OK now. Many thanks to the original poster. . Good Morning! Let me echo the repair of the WD40. I had the same symtems of turn signals, flashers not working. Checked all the fuses. Went to Auto Zone to seek advise, They called FORD for me (really nice guys here in Warren, Pa) Ford pointed them/me to a light processcor that costs in excess of $200. A dealer only part) Auto Zone then suggested for me to access the web and seek out like problems which I did. Thank you to the original poster of this issue and Auto Zone. Several squirts and I worked the switch...and presto...everything started working again! No cost at all to fix this prob. I already has the WD40! . It worked for me too on a 1997 Ford Thunderbird! Took me 2 days of checking things and not being able to use the care before I "Google'd" the problem. The Internet is great and so is your web site! You should have an option for people to pay something if you site helped them. This was worth at least $50 (and more if I would have taken it somewhere). . Thank you VERY MUCH !!! The WD-40 solution worked GREAT !!!!!!!!!!! . Thank you, worked for my 1997 F-150! (MORE)
If your back brake lights and turn signal don't work but all the fuses are good;where else should you look to fix it?
Answer . \nMore than likely if the brake lights and the turnsignals don't work, You need a new turn signal indicator switch located behind steering wheel in column. Usually have to take it to a shop because it requires a special tool to get column apart.
How do you fix the taillights when the brake lights and the turn signals all work on a 1990 Toyota Camry?
Here's one thing you can check: In addition to the tail light fuse, there is also a tail light relay. It's located just above the tail light fuse in the driver side kick panel (upper right hand corner). This relay powers the fuse. It controls the dash, side markers, and parking lights also. If those… last items are working, suspect bulbs or the single wire that feeds the rear of the car. If that isn't it, the stalk switch is another less likely possibility. (MORE)
Blinkers on 91 cavalier aren't working all fuses good new flasher followed the wiring from signal lights to modular box could this be the problem how do you fix is it expensive?
Answer . \nIf your fuses are good, the flasher is good, and the bulbs are good; There are two probable causes: Your signal switch is worn out, or you have a short to ground on the wires to the signal lights. Pick one or the other, or could be both.
When you turn on your left turn signal and you have to apply the breaks at the same time your right rear brake light goes out but the center brake light works?
Answer . If this were my car, I would replace the brake light switch ( near the brake pedal ). This could be the problem and is about the cheapest thing to start with. Good luck. . check the ground connection at the taillights a bad ground will cause this
Where is the exact location of the turning signal flasher on a 1970 Impala when fuse box only contains emergency light flasher?
Answer . \nTurn signal flasher is located above the steering column, some models flasher is clipped on to the underside of dash to the left side of column
Where is the turn signal flasher for a 1992 Olds Cutlass Ciera - Manual says it's under the glove box but I've checked there and I can only see the emergency flasher.?
Generally the turn signal flasher is located on or near the steering column. I hope this helps you. Mark Answer The turn signal switch is locate on the steering column on the Left side as a lever that your move up and down. The same lever has a tab switch pending make for cruise control and a tu…rn dial for windshield wipers. The Right lever is the gear shift. If the hazard light it's a black nub button on right of the steering column - near the gearshift that requires a push internal a twist & pull up on the outer ring to cut on to cut on is more difficult then cut off only issue. It's is difficult to set and difficult to release - again it is as described figuring out if you push and pull the outer ring around the button at the same time with either a a twisting action clockwise or counter clockwise. The referral toward the glove box is where when you open it there is a panel to the left for the relay switches and fuses if it's not working it's a matter of unplugging and replacing with a new one. Usually, if not a cycle of needing the light bulb replaced the glove box relays the location if you possible location to replace fuses or unplug fuse box if servicing the battery of the car.... "Note replacing the battery without unplugging the main fuse box may result in shortages of lesser fuses or other electrical wiring damage as most common is the power window switches if the fuse relay box is not disengaged before replacing or servicing batteries in this model". (MORE)
You have 1998 Chevy s10 blazerLS The turn signals and hazard flashers do not work Fuses checked They are good Replaced 1 combination hazard flasher located behind glove box but still no change?
Answer . \nReplace the turn signal flasher first under the dash near the column but You may have a bad turn signal switch. On your model, the hazards and turn signals use the turn signal switch assembly. New $300+ ;salvage yard $ 40.00.
Answer . \nMy first guess would be to check the fuse box under the hood on the drivers side. There is a diagran under the lid which shows what fuse to look for. Answer . \nMy first guess would be to check the fuse box under the hood on the drivers side. There is a diagran under the lid whic…h shows what fuse to look for (MORE)
Have a 1998 Chevy Blazer What would cause the turn signal flasher relay to make clicking sound all the time even though turn signal not on The only time it quits is when the brakes are applied?
Answer It's the stick thingy and wiring in the steering wheel. The thing you use to turn them on and off has a short. Replace it and it's good as gold. see "link" below Sorry, but the stick thingy is the wrong answer. I have a 1998 GM Blazer and the exact same thing happened to me. It sounded exac…tly like my directional signal was on, but it was not. It actually started to drive me crazy because no one could figure it out. When I put my foot on the brake, the clicking sound would also go away. Mechanics thought I was crazy. Two years later, I found an independent mechanic and he did 2 things to correct the problem. (1) Replaced the 4 wheel drive switch on the dashboard, and (2) Replaced the solenoid switch under the dash. The clicking sound was gone for good. Good luck, hope you get it resolved. (MORE)
Brake lights don't work with headlights on only right side brake lights partially with headlights off Right turn signal in rear works always left turn signal flashes quickly always Any advice?
You have some problems with electrical connections. Most likely the ground wire of the tail lights. Also, the left light may be burned out or have a POSITIVE wire connection problem.
My 2000 firebird's left turn signal has stopped working the turning lights are out on that side and the flasher on the dash doesn't flash at all what do you think the problem is?
Answer . \nIf you put the left turn signal on and it flashes quicker than it does if you put the right turn signal on I'm pretty sure one of the bulbs is out. Park your car with it running and the left turn signal on and walk around the car and see what isn't flashing that should be. Then you …know what bulb to change, it should give you the exact bulb type/number/color in your owner's manual. (MORE)
Hello you got a 1997 Mitsubishi eclipse RS and your left turn signal light keeps flashing it only turns off when you turn off the car why is this?
I would check the relay, and the turn signal switch. Take off the upper and lower covers on the steering column, disconect the connector that goes to the switch on the left side of the seering wheel, remove the two screws, and pull the switch out. The relay is located under your stereo.
im having a similar problem. but NONE of the back lights work. i checked the fuses - all good. then i moved to the bulbs. i changed the blinker bulbs on all 4 lights and that fixed the blinker problem. im still having a reverse light and emergency flasher problem, though. im going to change the rest… of the bulbs first, to see if that fixes the problem. if its not the bulbs or fuses then check the switch on the steering column. as a last resort. its gotta be in the wiring. that's a punk of a deal to fix, though. oh well, that's all i can help with right now. (MORE)
What causes both turn signal lights to flash when either signal is turned on and to stop when brake is applied only when lights are on?
Answer . It depends on the car. Some cars require that you turn on the turn signals to make the 4-way flasher work. If that's the case with your vehicle, make sure the emergency flashers aren't on.\n. \nOtherwise, it's probably a problem with the turn signal switch.
Rear brake lights including the center flasher and turn signals don't work already changed bulbs tail lights work?
Your tail lights are on a separate circuit. Check the 15A fuse under the hood in the power distribution center, next to the battery.
Answer . From the question, I am assuming (Yes I understand the danger in assuming; ha, ha) this is an older flasher unit usually found in a round canister about 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter and 3-4 inches tall somewhere under the dash. The question did not specify whether or not the turn lights… also continued flashing as well. The simple answer is yes, this will drain the battery. If the lights are flashing the battery will drain much more quickly that if only the flasher itself keeps ticking. Flashers of this type work with a bimetallic strip that heats and bends as current flows throught it. When it bends, it breaks contact and stops current flow after which the strip cools, makes contact again, current flows again and the cycle continues until he switch is turned off. Look for shorts and loose connections. Replace the flasher. (MORE)
How do you fix running lights on 1990 Buick Century Brake lights and turn signals and hazards all work Just no running lights?
I have a chev cavlier 1995 and the running lights do no work---on the dash the green light keeps blinking----what should I do?
What fuse controls the brake lights on a 90 Dodge Dakota. All lights and turn signals work except no brake lights when brake pedal is pushed?
Answer . \nAfter further research I am answering my own question. It is fuse number 6 on the fuse block located under the dash and is a 10 amp fuse.
How do you fix taillights on an 87 Oldsmobile cutlass fuses are all fine headlights an brake lights work so does the turn signals?
Make sure you have a good ground at sockets. Do parking and dash lights work? (same circuit). Check bulbs - double filamented smaller for stop lights and larger for tailights. Check sockets may be corroded. Could be switch one terminal could be burned out
What fuse controls the brake lights on a 96 crown Victoria All lights and turn signals work except no brake lights when brake pedal is pushed?
If all the fuses are good, then most likely the brake light switch right on the brake pedal inside the car. Check that.
Where is the turn signal flasher located on a 1987 EB big bronco My hazard lights work but when I turn on my turn signal all correct front rear and indicator lights come on but dont flash.?
Answer . The hazard and turn signals each have their own flasher relay. They should be fairly close to each other under the dash. They are the same flasher part.
What is wrong with your 2000 Pontiac Montana when you press the brake pedal and put on your turn signal the lights all alternately flash?
There is a ground fault in one of your wire connections into yourtaillight. It is usually a connector for your rear light assembly.Remove the plugs from the tail light assembly starting with theside that blinkers flash fast when brakes are applied. You willfind that the pin to your ground will have …a blackish tint to thepin (on the brake light assembly). Clean this pin and thecorresponding plug recepticle. I added a tiny piece of tin foil tothe plug in the ground pin hole to ensure a tight connection. Plugin the unit while not installed and see if that eliminates theblinker lights from coming on on the dash when the brakes areapplied and the blinker is on. (MORE)
What fuse controls the brake lights on a 2003 Grand Prix All lights and turn signals work except no brake lights when brake pedal is pushed?
I went to driving exam today and I am really prepared the testperson check everything my license, insurance, left right signaleven check my hand signal however she noticed that my rear brake light is not working only the topbrake light so she said I am not allowed to take the exam and needto fix the… rear brake light and re-schedule the actual exam :( so went to Google and check and follow this instruction and viola!it works! darn that hazard stuck button. thank you for your post! On January 11, 2008 at 03:15 amhttp://wiki.answers.com/Q/User:S_boone  said: . I have the same problem with my 2000 grand prix with no brakelights. I just took it to a garage today and was told it needed aturn signal assm. The price would be 780.00. I paid 89.99 for thisinfo. and brought my car home. I had never tried the hazard lightsand after reading this I went out to try my hazard lights. I foundthe hazard button stuck. after pushing it down forcefully thehazard lights went on and, now I have brake lights. This may betemporary I don't know, but I now have fully fuctioninglights. . I had the same problem with my 2000 Grand Prix Brake Lights notworking. I took my car to the repair shop and they said it would beclose to $1,000 after everything. I went home and used Google tofind this Web Site about the problem. I went to the car and pushedthe hazard button down and the released it. To my great delight mybrake light now work saving me the $1,000 repair bill. Thank Youvery much. Yep, spent last 2 days tearing things apart trying to find out whythe brake lights wouldn't work. Came in and Googled here and in 5minutes found this. Went out and played with hazzard button for 10seconds and fixed it. Once again, thank you very much:) Thanks Guys it worked for me too.My wife got pulled over by statetrooper for no brake lights, insurance company had her licensesuspended for no isnsurance,that company never had the car undertheir policy anyway don't know how it happened just a glitch incomputer but costs me a 93.00 dollar seat belt violation and thewife had to get a new license since cop took hers,the wife went toparts store and sepnt money on all new fuses and bulbs,i spenthours tracing wires and checking relays. Now i feel dumb for notjust checking the web. went out there after reading your posts andthe hazard light button wouldn't even go down.played with it for afew minutes and BAM!!! the break lights are working again! I cantthank you all enough! Car was heading to the shop on Monday, butnow that's getting cancelled.Keep the tips coming I'm adding thispage to my Favorites! It works 2003 grand prix same problem. Ichanged my wiring and light sockets and lights and checked the fuseand the brake lights still didnt work and then I looked up thisinfo. and I also used the hazard button now my brake lights workTHANK YOU it was a big help. (MORE)
What would cause the turn signal lights on a 1992 Explorer to light up but not flash The emergency flashers work but the turn signals will not flash?
Answer . \neither a bulb or the signal flasher relay located on the fuse panel usually opposite the hazard flasher relay
The brake lights in your 1983 Nissan pickup truck are controlled bythe brake light relay switch. When the brake light relay switchmalfunctions the brake lights will stop working.
They are two stage bulbs two bulbs in one one of the filaments must be out being the one for your brake lights enjoy If the bulbs check okay, check the brake light fuse, if the fuse checks okay, the brake light switch may be out of adjustment or faulty.
Where is the turn signal flasher on a 1991 Subara Loyale located and what type is it can not find it Turn signal light stays on all the time and will not flash?
Flasher is under the dash, drivers side, follow the clicking sound the signal makes when turned on. That sound comes from the flasher. If signal is staying on it could be you have a bulb or two out. Check your signal lights before replacing the flasher.
I had the same problem with the right flasher. It was the front signal light, the bulb was not making contact correctly. There is a small plastic cover over the screw, remove it, remove screw. and the light will come out. Turn the plastic bulb scoket to access the bulb. If you do this with the signa…l on (turn bulb in socket ) you may find this is the problem. In any event there is probably either a bald bulb or bad connectiom on the left side of the vehicle. Good Luck!!!! (MORE)
Where is the flasher unit on a 95 town car The brake lights turn signals hazard lights do not work at all I replaced fuses and bulbs Thanks for your help?
The flasher unit is placed in back of the fuse panel. Look towardsthe left side for its exact position.
1979 Dodge B200 Sportsman V8 brake pedal makes all signal lights come on with brake lights the hazards or signals don't work on their own could it be a flasher?
On the 1979 B200 Sportsman V8 if the brake pedal makes all signallights come on and hazards and flashers do not work on their own,it could be the flasher, but the culprit could also be a burned outbulb or a short in the wiring.
What fuse controls the brake lights on a 96 Chevy 1500 All lights and turn signals work except no brake lights when brake pedal is pushed?
I'm not exactly sure which fuse it is, but it doesn't sound like a fuse to me. I would check the switch on the pedal, just simply short acrost it from terminal to terminal with a screwdriver, if the brake lights come on, the switch on the pedal is bad, if they don't then it probably is a fuse.
What would cause no brake lights and turn signals even though there is power at flasher and brake pedal switch?
Burned out bulbs . Defective lamp socket(s) . Broken wire between flasher/switches and actual lamps themselves
Why do my turn-signals and brake-lights work w lights off but when lights are on the turn-signals don't work right and nothing works when I hit the brakes?
You have a short, you also may have to check your bulbs i found on one of my blinkers the bulb was faulty, i replaced it and everything was all fine again.
Make sure the fuses are good. A test light may be needed to checkthe light circuits for power to see where there is a power loss.
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 my front turn signals work fine but BOTH rear signals flash but the Flasher completely quits if you step on the brake?
With 4-way flashers, some older vehicles were made to work this way. It allows the brake lights, when you're slowing and stopping, to have priority over the the 4-way, emergency flashers. If you're talking only about the turn signal flasher, then, you have a problem. Does this happen with the tur…n signal lever on left, right, or both? It sounds like the wiring is grounded somewhere. The easiest thing to check first, are all of the lamps within the lense covers. Drop the tailgate, and you'll find some screws that will give you access. Look at the filaments, and glass, for a bad bulb. If all your bulbs are good, I'd recommend taking it to the shop. Wiring problems are difficult to find. Did you have any recent work done on it, just before this started happening? (MORE)
The simple answer is, find out what's wrong then repair or replace any component that isn't working properly. But it isn't that simple. Finding the faulty component is the hard part. You need electrical diagnostic skills to track down a faulty turn signal, and you need to understand switchin…g circuitry. There are a couple ways that auto manufacturers implemented turn signals and brake lights. You need to figure out which circuitry yours uses, learn what to expect when different components fail, then figure out a way to diagnose the problem that doesn't end up destroying any good components. The hardest part of automobile repair is diagnosing the problem. Turning a few bolts and putting in a new component is relatively easy. (MORE)
When any turn signal on a vehicle flashes more rapidly than normal, then that means that a signal light on the side that is blinking is burned out. It could be either the front of back. You should check your signals to see if one is burnt out. The brake however should not affect this - you could hav…e a short. (MORE)
What is the clicking noise coming from the glove comapartmet sounds like the turn signals but they are not onand the sound goes away when the brakes are applied?
It is your turn signal relay located behind the glove compartment. I have replaced mine and still had the same clicking/buzzing sound. It's most like your turn signal arm because it has a cluster of wires in there and they can't get loose.
you need a new flasher, just go to the local suto store and ask them if they have a new flasher for your turn signals
Driver side turn signal lights up but dont flash and the dash signal stays on all the time but the other side works fine could this be a flasher or wiring?
your flasher is bad i had the same problem and replaced the flasher .it is located behind your e brake lever in dash there are 2 one emergency and one for turning the top one is turning
Turn signal stops working when breaks are applied and both back lights flash when the left or right signal is on?
\nYou have a ground issue. More than likely it is not grounded properly. These can be very, very, hard to find. Been there and done that. I can only tell you to check all ground connections at the taillight assembly.
The signals and the emergency flashers have separate circuits, separate fuses, separate flasher relays. Start with checking the fuses, the bulbs, the signal flasher relay and wiring and if it still doesn't work it may be the signal switch is bad.
When my running lights are working on my trailer my turn signal lights and brake lights don't work but if running lights are off turn signal and brake lights work?
I would check the running lights for one with a short. I had the same sort of thing with my trailer and I spent way to much time troubleshooting the brake and signal wires. Turns out a running light bulb connector was grounding out on the trailer and messing it all up.
Why do all the signal lights flash plus the middle brake light when you give a turn signal on a 2002 Chevy Silverado.?
You may have a bulb that that brunt a element which than crossed the other element cause all lights to come on a one time. I have seen this before. If this does not light all bulbs when the brakes are applied, then I would be looking in the front lights, if it does I would look in the back lights.
Usually when ones turn signal is blinking fast its telling you that a turn signal bulb (and in some cases a brake light bulb) is out. If it blinks fast when you turn on the the left signal the burnt out bulb is on that side of the vehicle (could be front or rear bulb so you'll have to check). And vi…ce versa (MORE)
Some vehicles have a master electical control switch mounted on the steering column that controls all those functions
Most likely they share the same bulb and you have a bulb burnt out. Purchase the correct replacement bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information and full light bulb part numbers list. Then consult your owner's manual for the… headlight bulb lamp replacement procedure. As simple as it sounds, the owner's manual is the best place to start for bulb replacement instructions and illustrations. You may want to consider replacing both left and right at the same time in order to keep brightness and color equal (optional). (MORE)