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Old 05-02-2013, 16:42   #1 (permalink)
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Set off on Friday for our first outing of the new year. Lights check etc carried out , alway a bit more vigilant when it's not been used for more than 4 weeks. Everything eas ok. After about 30 miles the indication on the dash when indicating right stopped working. Pulled into a laybye and checked the indicators. all working ok. A few miles further on it started working again, then stopped , then started etc etc. Can anyone shed some light. Intermittent fault but doesn't seem to affect the actual indicators, but when it happens , how do I know the indicators are working?
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Old 05-02-2013, 17:30   #2 (permalink)
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Can you hear the flasher unit ticking when they are working? to me it sounds like the bulb in the dash is possibly faulty, or making a poor connection, maybe working loose in its holder. You may have to take the dash out.
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Can you hear the flasher unit ticking when they are working? to me it sounds like the bulb in the dash is possibly faulty, or making a poor connection, maybe working loose in its holder. You may have to take the dash out.
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Thanks Dave, I was thinking it might be something along those lines but hoping it wasn't. Not looked into it but removing the dash seems a reasonably sized job.
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give the hazard switch a wiggle and a couple of presses as this can effect the indicators as its after the indicator switch.
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