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Old November 19th, 2011, 03:07 PM
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Electrical Issue

I was hoping someone might know something about this. When I apply the breaks or use the turn signals my temp/gas gauges drop (ie they don't register). Once i take my foot off the breaks both gauges rise to their normal reading. However, once i'm done using the turn signal the gauges remain bottomed out and don't work properly until I turn off the 90. When using the brakes the gauges move back up when I take my foot off the pedal. I've checked all the sockets and most of the wiring and all appears to be good. I removed the flasher and tried the breaks and the gauges operate properly (and the rear brake lights do come on). So, do you think the problem is the flasher or do you think there is a short in the wiring somewhere. The turn signals do not work.

I can't get a flasher for a few hours so wanted to see if there was anything else i should check before going to the auto parts store later today.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

------ Follow up post added November 19th, 2011 03:43 PM ------

FYI, the local auto parts store didn't have the flasher so I put it back in and everything works now.
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Old November 19th, 2011, 09:59 PM
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I think you have a short somewhere. Turn on the flashers and have someone watch the gauges to see if anything changes while you jiggle the wiring. Start at the rear and trace forward through the entry point into the frame. The short could be along the harness as it passes through the frame.
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Old November 20th, 2011, 03:40 AM
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hazard

See if your Hazard button totally disengaged. Mine sometimes gets bumped but not fully engaged and
screwy things happen with the lights
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Old November 20th, 2011, 01:22 PM
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Thanks. I think the problem is either the flasher relay or hazard switch. After unplugging/reattaching both plugs everything seems to be working fine.
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