Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 07:14:42 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: FIXED:  Direction Indicator Problem


in article BCB30ECF.ECE8%pjghnospamyonder.co.uk, Paul Halliday at pjghnospamyonder.co.uk wrote on 26/04/2004 19:09: > in article c6hcmq$c3k64$4nospam52899.news.uni-berlin.de, Grunff at > grunffnospam.com wrote on 25/04/2004 23:05: > >> Paul Halliday wrote: >> >>> The bulb is not broken, hence I started to measure things with my multimeter >>> on the left side and then the right for comparison. I get the same kind of >>> readings, just the LHS is faster. I'll try a bulb swap tomorrow and inspect >>> all the other bulbs. Are you saying that a bulb other than the repeater can >>> cause this problem? >> >> Yes, any of the indicator bulbs can cause this problem. If you check the >> bulbs and they're all ok, then it's time to start looking for a bad >> earth. But my money's on a bulb being the wrong wattage (or blown). > > Duh! Yup, the back is out. I had a quick look this morning, but have not yet > got around to investigating whether it is a bulb or bad ground. Right ... At work, because lights are always a two man job :), I had my mate shout "yay" or "nay" to brake lights, fog lights, driving lights and indicators. The indicator was still broken and I'd left it on to take a look for myself. I opened the boot to get my torx screwdriver and ... You guessed it ... The damn thing started flashing and has done ever since! SAAB, eh? :) Thanks all, Paul

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