Date: 15 Feb 2006 22:29:44 -0800
From: "slycheese" <>
Subject: trouble with directional (turn signal)

Hi, I have a '91 Saab 900 and the directional is giving me some trouble. The right directional works fine. The left doesn't work at all. The hazards also don't work properly. The hazards cause the dash arrow lights to light up solid. Likewise, all the lights on the outside of the car light solid. When the hazards are off and the directional is off the left arrow on the dash is lit solid and all of the lights on the left side of the car light solid. When I turn on the left turn signal nothing changes. When I turn on the right turn signal the left side remains illuminated and the right side behaves properly (flashing and clicking). According to my Bentley manual the fact that the right signal works properly means that the flashing relay is good. They suggest a broken or improper light bulb will cause the system to behave funny. But I haven't changed any of the light bulbs in years (so they all should be correct) and they all seem to light up. I'm sure the lit arrow on the dash is trying to tell me something but can't find any indication of what it means in the car's manual. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks, mark

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