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Dead batteries and blinkers, what a pain.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Mar 5, 2004.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    My blinker has died for the second time in the Burb. Gonna replace it and see if it goes again, could a short cause a problem? Even with the blinker it blinked awfully slow. Battery died last night and left me stranded at the pet store, luckily dad came up and pop started me with his Ford(sad), thank god for stick.
     
  2. skratch

    skratch 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah, a short can easily cause that. Mine did the same thing after I bought it. I found most of my problems to be in the trailer wiring that the PO had done to it.

    Everynow and then I'll get some weird anomaly with the lighting and I can usually find a short somewhere in my severly hacked harness thats causing it.
     
  3. dhcomp

    dhcomp 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    I second scratch, check out your trailer wiring harness. For the cost of a new one from Uhaul, its nice to have teh piece of mind that you have eliminated one possible source of the problem.
     
  4. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    yeah I need an electric brake controller anyway. And a real hitch not the bolt ot the bumper jobby. Figured out it wasn't a dead battery, rather dead starter.
     

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