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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by boggerless, Mar 11, 2005.

  1. boggerless

    boggerless 1 ton status Premium Member

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    WTF?? is it files. anyway all the bulbs work but when i turn on the left turn signal only the front blinks. and when i turn on the right turn signal only the rear works???? like i said all the bulbs are new and work. thanks
     
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    maybe the connector came loose, that or the wiring might be bad. other than that i cant think of any other reason for it to do that
     
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    i checked the connections and bulbs. crazy eh???
     
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    Check the wiring, just about anything could cause that. I found several broken wires in my quest to get the lights to work on my '76 K20.
     
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    check the rear harness thoroughly.. with them running down the frame they seem very prone to corrsion and shorts.. i found a couple spots that had welded themselves together.. also check the wheatherpack connectors in the back.. grounds too...
     
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    If everything else checks out you might look at the turn signal cam in your column.
     
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    it makes the blink blink sound in the column.:rotfl: i just rigged a ground today on a bumper support.its a 79 what color should that wire be? it was silver the eye broke off so i just used a bolt and nut with the old eye as a washer to hold the bare wire in place. just for the ground.
     
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    oh yea, i cleaned it to bare metal.:D
     
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    Hitch???

    Gotta trailer hitch??--check the plug for the trailer wires--I find a lot of problems there when lights start acting goofy...

    The directional switch is a possibility--but I'd check every wire,socket,grounds,and bulbs before taking the steering colum apart..the wires under the dash where they leave the colum might be partially unplugged at the connector--also where they leave the fuse box on the firewall side often get corrosion ....good luck..:crazy:
     
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    Dumb question but did you check yer relay?
     
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    yea, i got a hitch and i got rid of all the wires for it.sniped them off.:)
     
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    no i didn't thanks.:) i'll check it tommorow.
     
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    well tonight i checked the lights(easier when its dark) for the brake lights. anyway with the head lights on when i hit the brakes the right side works and the left side goes out. with the lights off both rears work? like i said i made a ground in the bumper support.WTF??
     
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    Bad grounds...

    Sounds like you still have no ground at one of the tailights,and it backfeeds into the other light when you apply the brake--both tail lights have a separate ground....maybe when you snipped the trailer hitch wire off,one of the was a ground for one of the taillights?....:crazy:
     
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    my dad had a k5 that had a problem like that, it turned out to be because of a steering column swaped into the wrong model year truck. the PO did a bad job splicing wires.
     
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    they both need grounds eh. thanks bro.:D i'll do that in a minute here .
     
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    you were right bro. i grounded the left side and everything works. thanks:) :bow: :bow:
     
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