Turn signal help

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by Rick-e, May 28, 2010.

  1. Rick-e

    Rick-e Member

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    Right works, left doesn't. (front and rear lights both work, just don't flash)
    I found this using search Turn Signals - Harley Davidson Community

    didn't see any response as to what the solution was.
     
  2. Chopper

    Chopper Senior Member

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    You might look at the front left bulb, the front bulbs are running lights and turn, maybe the turn filiment is burned out on the front?
     
  3. Rick-e

    Rick-e Member

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    Got it, I wiggled the wire to the bulb housing while the signal was "on" and it started working. It's either a loose connection in the socket or a a problem in the wire. Thanks for the reply Chopper!
     
  4. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    Rick-e, common problem moisture intrusion causes local corrosion. Disassemble each lamp, clean with cotton swab/alcohol or go to Radio Shack for Spray Contact/Tuner wash...dry, use clean pencil eraser or pen knife to polish contacts and coat with dielectric grease to prevent further corrosion.

    A couple months ago I parked along side another Harley and could see water half way up his turn signals...so this stuff does happen!