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Old 09-16-2003, 08:42 PM
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I screwed up a little!

I was cleaning up all the useless wiring under my dash, I kept cutting and checking things to make sure I did not cut what I needed, just the essentials!
In the process, when it was all done, my front turn signals and park lights do not work. My rear signals and flashers do work. I am a little confused about this.
Anyway, I was wondering instead of messing around trying to find where I screwed up, if I can run new wires from the turn lights and connect them into the rear turn lights wires. Would this pose a poblem for the rear lights?

There are two wires not hhooked to anything coming out of the turn signal relay device, and one wire coming from the headlight switch. The headlight switch wire, when hooked up to power, will turn on the parking lights. The turn signal wires when hooked to power do nothing. Any suggestions?

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Old 09-17-2003, 04:14 AM
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Re: I screwed up a little!

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My rear signals and flashers do work. I am a little confused about this.
Anyway, I was wondering instead of messing around trying to find where I screwed up, if I can run new wires from the turn lights and connect them into the rear turn lights wires. Would this pose a poblem for the rear lights?

If you hook the front turn signal lights to the rear turn signal lights they will come on when you step on the brakes as well. I don't think this is what you want. In most vehicles that use only a double filament bulb in the rear, the turn signals and the brake light circuit are combined and controlled by the turn signal switch. If you have a separate bulb in the rear that is used ONLY for the turn signals, then you can hook the front turn signals the way you asked.

What I suggest is to turn the ignition switch on, set the turn signal switch to either right or left. Using a circuit test light, check the unused wires coming from the turn signal switch to find one that has current. That will be for the front turn signal wire for one side. Repeat the above with the turn signal switch in the other direction to find the other source wire.
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Old 09-17-2003, 06:27 PM
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Thanks for the help. Why didn't I think of that! Must of had a brain freeze!
I found the wires and got them hooked up again. Now i have front signals and park lights. Now all I need to find is the high beam wires. that will come when I install a new light switch.
thanks again.
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