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2001 V70 XC Turbo - turn signal lights
09-21-2007, 01:53 PM
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2001 V70 XC Turbo - turn signal lights
2001, V70 XC Turbo - The right turn signal oprates at a much faster rate than the left. If I use emergency they flash normal. This has been intermit but now is much more often.
Message I receive is "bad bulb" I have replace all bulbs for the right turn. Checked for good grounding, and still have problem.
I think it may be flasher, but I can not locate flasher to replace.
I'm at a lost if it is not the flasher. Please help me locate the flasher and provide any other help you feel would be helpful.
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09-22-2007, 12:00 AM
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RE: 2001 V70 XC Turbo - turn signal lights
Not familiar with this car in paticular but usually the cause of one side flashing at a different rate than the other is related to the load on the circuit. IOW, there's a different numbers of bulbs because one is burned out.

What I'm getting at is you should take a look at both the front and rear of the car and see how many bulbs are working on each side when the signals are on.

Chances are you will see a dark area behind one lens and that's a clue there's more than one bulb inside that particular housing. Also note that there may be side lights on the fenders of some cars.

Rupe
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09-26-2007, 12:29 PM (This post was last modified: 09-26-2007 12:29 PM by CaryJoeYork.)
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RE: 2001 V70 XC Turbo - turn signal lights
Sorry for the delay in response. Make sure that the bulbs are the correct ones. I would go the the dealer. I have seen Jeeps that would set the check bulb message on the dash and the bulbs are good but not the correct wattage. Also thanks Rupe.

Cary Joe York
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