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post #1 of 4 Old 06-19-2011, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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Hazards work, turn signals dont

I recently went on a camping trip with my friends in my '98 ZJ. After leaving the gas station on the way back into town my turn singals no longer worked (and weirdly neither did my overhead console), but my hazards did.

My buddy and I checked stuff and determined that the fuses and the electronic flasher were all good. We dissassembled the multifunction casing around the steering wheel to check the hazard/turn signal switches.

We found that the right light always flashed when the hazards were on but the left was really sensitive to switch placement (it would work with the hazard switch half-pressed in and turn off when the turn signal lever was fiddled with) and it could just be due to the fact that the part is older and has worn out.

I would love a quick and easy fix and any help would be much appreciated. Im going to look for another MF switch and it would be nice to know if this would indeed fix it. Also, if anyone knows whats up with the overhead console that would be awesome also, although it is far less urgent.

UPDATE: Fuse 6 turned out to be faulty and powered both.


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post #2 of 4 Old 09-04-2011, 10:56 PM
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dude. you are my hero. all this happened to my zj and i havent been able to figure it out. i coulda swore i checked every single fuse. replaced the number 6 fuse and bam. everything works. thank you for editing your post with the solution.

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post #3 of 4 Old 09-07-2011, 04:51 AM Thread Starter
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no problem at all! i guess it always pays to check and double check before you go crazy trying ot figure it out
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post #4 of 4 Old 09-07-2011, 09:57 AM
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haha go crazy? like take apart the whole bottom of the dash?? yeahhh...... lol

1996 ZJ- 4.0, AX-15 5SPD/NP242, RE 4.5" lift, 36x12.50x16.5 Goodyear military surplus tires, Longarms/Tri-4 link/one ton axle build/swap in progress, arb bumper, a bunch of other goodies
1995 XJ- 4.0 HO, ax-15(stolen for swap), stock
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RIP Troy (bigbluezj94) you wont be forgotten

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Glad you are ok. If you were a cat, you would be down to 8.:D

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Everything looks great, Hellen Keller! :D

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plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:

RIP William Anthony Kolich(DAD)
you were the best father i could have wished for. I'll always miss you
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