Indicators flashing to fast. Need to sort it by tomorow

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Indicators flashing to fast. Need to sort it by tomorow

Post by porky » 05 Sep 2010 10:33 am

Hi, my 340 1989 1.7 is going in for mot soon (well tomorow) and i need to sort this, the hazard flash at normal rate but the indicators flash really fast. Wheres the unit that controls this? Pic would be very helpful if possible.


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Re: Indicators flashing to fast. Need to sort it by tomorow

Post by Chris_C » 05 Sep 2010 10:35 am

Do both sides flash fast or just one? Speed is controlled by resistance of the bulbs so will speed up if there is a bulb blown
'89(F) 340 GL F7R (ex B172k) - Fake -> SBKV 300 Runner Up 08, 12 - NASLR Time 15.7secs
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Re: Indicators flashing to fast. Need to sort it by tomorow

Post by porky » 05 Sep 2010 10:43 am

Both flash fast, no bulds are out.

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Post by porky » 05 Sep 2010 10:46 am

And wierdly they flash at normal speed if the engine isnt running. But fast when it is.

Any ideas?


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Re: Indicators flashing to fast. Need to sort it by tomorow

Post by Chris_C » 05 Sep 2010 03:42 pm

That sounds like an earth fault...

First thing I'd check is the rear bulb holders, get a bit of fine emery on the earth tags along the side of the bulb holders. Failing that, it'll be a case of checking round with a multimeter, the flasher unit I'd have thought would be fine if it works correct speed sometimes. If you do want to get at it to check, it's under the dash, the relay itself is clipped up in a group of 3/4. Easiest way to get the right one is to put the hazards on and feel which one is clicking.
'89(F) 340 GL F7R (ex B172k) - Fake -> SBKV 300 Runner Up 08, 12 - NASLR Time 15.7secs
'03 S60 D5 SE, '91 (J) MX5
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'91(H) 340 GL B14.4E - Kar; '88(F) 360 GLT B200E - Jet -> BKV 300 Runner Up 09; '89(G) 360 GLT B200E - Beast

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Re: Indicators flashing to fast. Need to sort it by tomorow

Post by porky » 05 Sep 2010 11:35 pm

Thanks for all the replys guys. Got it sorted, the flasher unit was buggered been replaced and all is well.

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