Date: 17 Jun 2003 15:50:14 GMT
Subject: Re: Stomp on brakes - blinker stops blinking

Someone who looks an awful lot like Ken Christensen <> wrote: > Hello all, this is a great newsgroup... it has been very helpful to me in > the past. I have a 1987 900 with 75K miles. When I step on the brake, the > blinker stops blinking (when I release the brake pedal, the blinking > starts-up again). I haven't read the other responses yet, but I'll be surprised if it's not a bad ground. I'd start looking for corrosion at the taillight which is showing these symptoms. What's probably happening is that the ground to that socket is broken or just crudded up, so the current is finding a different path back... through, it seems, your blinker circuitry. If that's not it, I'll be surprised. I know that the grounds on my '88 needed a bit of attention by a year ago for roughly this reason. Dave Hinz

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