Help with brake/blinker system - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Electrical
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 03-31-2013, 02:20 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Help with brake/blinker system

I am currently building a '49 GMC truck hot rod.
I am running into a problem with the wiring of the brakes, blinkers (front & back).
What I am trying to figure out is the following:
How do I keep my front blinkers blinking instead of going solid when I hit the brakes?
When I have the blinkers going and I hit the brakes, my front marker/blinker lights end up going solid just like the back lights instead of continuing to blink while the brake light goes solid.
It is a basic set up with 12v power going to the flasher unit, then from the flasher to the blinker controller.
Blinker controller splits to left and right of the vehicle and attaches to the wire that runs to the front blinker/marker and back tail light.
Is there something that I can add that will keep the front blinker from going solid when I hit the brake?

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 03-31-2013, 06:00 AM
EOD Guy's Avatar
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Alabama
Posts: 1,974
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 1
Thanked 114 Times in 106 Posts
They should be on seperate circuits, I've attached the OEM wire sia and one that I made from scratch.
Attached Images
File Type: bmp Turn Stop Flash.bmp (385.1 KB, 21 views)
Attached Files
File Type: pdf gm turn signal.pdf (401.5 KB, 26 views)
File Type: pdf gm turn signal 2.pdf (339.3 KB, 15 views)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 03-31-2013, 01:52 PM
vicrod's Avatar
life is a ride
 

Last journal entry: 2014
Last photo:
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Telford, PA
Age: 71
Posts: 1,299
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 56 Times in 52 Posts
As indicated by EOD the front TS circuit is seperate from the rear TS circuit .
The front TS should continue to flash when braking.
And rear brake lights will operate on the side that is not flashing.
The typical TS switch is 4 pole double throw switch that contols the turn signals.
This setup has proven to be the best and most simple arrangement.
What do you mean by the term "blinker controller"?

vicrod
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Electrical posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1996 Lincoln Towncar Brake Light/Blinker problems wherenext Electrical 3 05-01-2011 07:09 AM
Brake system Javelin69 Suspension - Brakes - Steering 3 06-02-2009 04:16 PM
brake system help frank88chevy Suspension - Brakes - Steering 2 05-04-2009 03:03 AM
Brake system 86Ford Suspension - Brakes - Steering 12 01-03-2009 10:25 AM
help with brake system Samsonian Suspension - Brakes - Steering 2 10-24-2007 08:40 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.