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Old 03-26-2008, 08:28 PM   #1
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Turn signal troubles

Aright i have a 98 wrangler. When i put the left turnsignal on all the back lights start to flash like the hazard lights are on. Then when i press on the brake the light on the dash turns solid. The right turn signal works normally along with just the hazard lights.

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Old 03-26-2008, 09:26 PM   #2
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check the ground on the left rear tail light. it sounds like it is not getting a ground and is backfeeding thru your other lights.. good luck and welcome to the WF....

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Old 03-27-2008, 11:20 AM   #3
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if the ground doesn't work you can replace your turn signal switch. Its about a $45 part and 1 hour of work if you take your time.
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Old 03-27-2008, 11:53 AM   #4
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I'd agree on the ground front - being that its just one side, your left signal is probably grounding through the hazard circuit.
I don't remember how the TJs are wired, but there are two common ways for hazards to react when the break is pushed - you either remain flashing and have no brake lights (except for the high-mount) or the stop flashing and you get brake lights on the front of your vehicle, so them stopping could very well be normal behavior for that.
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Hazards overide brake lighs on TJ's
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Old 03-27-2008, 03:48 PM   #6
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x2 - Hazards overide brake lights on TJ's

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