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Old 04-24-2003, 08:25 AM
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I just got my 66 stang started and noticed that the ONLY lights I have are my headlights. Front and rear blinkers don't work, tail and brake lights don't work... interior dash lights don't work...

The turn signals don't ever go "Click, click" when I switch the lever. Where do I start? Fuses? Rewire the who thing? new to this so I need some guidance. Just trying to utilize all the experience here to help.

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Old 04-24-2003, 08:36 AM
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i'd start with the fuses.
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Yeah... but shouldn't the turn signal be at least "clicking"?
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I'm looking at the wiring schematic for the 66 Mustang right now.

Flick the switch for the Hazards and see if they work. That way you'll know if the bulbs and wire are good. The power supply to operate the hazards comes from the lighter. If all the lights flash then shut the flashers off and check the flasher for the signals. Let me know what happens and I'll go from there.

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this will give you an idea of my situation... I don't know where the hazzards are or how to find them
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Open up the glove box and I believe the switch for the flasher is in there. I have the wiring stuff because I worked on my cousins 66-67 Mustang a few years ago.

Let me know if you find it and what happens
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Couldn't find anything in the glove box. Replaced all the fuses and bulbs, no dice there either.

Now what?
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I just e-mailed you schematics for a 66 mustang.
Hope it helps.
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Well, it's time to break out the test light or Mulitmeter and start checking for juice. I would first test the brake switch to see if you have juice going into it and out of it when the pedal is depressed. The brake switch gets it's power from the green wire with a red stripe and that comes from the headlight switch connector. If you don't have power to the brake switch then check the wire that feeds the headlight switch.....which is the "Black with orange wire" on the headlight switch connector. If the black with orange wire doesn't have current then check the wire that feeds it which is the black with yellow wire coming from the "S" terminal on the starter solenoid. You'll find your problem in that area I'm sure of it.

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