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The cam inside the steering column is broken. The cam is made of hard plastic and it allows the turn signal handle to stay in position. Otherwise you end up doing what you're doing - having to hold it. To replace, you have to remove the steering wheel. You can get the cam (plastic part only) from a parts store. From the dealer, the plastic part doesn't come by itself (it only comes with the wiring).

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Q: Why might the turn signal in an 89 Ford truck not stay on but they work if held down?
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