Questions tagged [indicators]

Flashing lights at the sides of a vehicle indicating a proposed turn. Also used for hazard warning.

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Indicators and speedometer don't work, hazard lights do - is this a problem of the flasher relay?

I've recently been working on my wife's car, a Holden Astra 2000, replacing the blower motor resistor. Somehow, since doing this work, the indicators and speedometer have stopped working, yet the ...
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Right indicator flash-frequency has increased and rear-right bulb is out

I was driving my car (Toyotal Corolla 2005) when I noticed that when turning on the right indicator the frequency at which it flashes has drastically increased. I later noticed that the right rear ...
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2004 Corolla. Indicator issues

My indicators stopped working on my 2004 Corolla. Both the indicator lights on the dash stay on, but the indicators won't work. When I stop the car and take the keys out both indicator lights on the ...
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How to diagnose indicator problem on VW Polo 2001

I have a VW polo, hazard lights and RHS indicator seem to be working as expected. However the LHS indicator stops working intermittently, ie turn it on, works for a bit then just stops clicking and ...
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Trying to replace indicator bulbs on yoyota hilux ute 1997

Can you use 21w instead of p21w bulb on indicator lights on a 1997 toyota hilux ute?
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Unknown indicator on dashboard: P67-y on dashboard Toyota Vitz (Yaris)

I recently bought a Toyota Vitz 2008 model and I am the second owner. Somedays back, while I was driving on a highway, I saw an indicator at the right side of the dashboard in white color. It was p67-...
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Jeep Liberty Brake Light Indicator

So this morning my wife took her 08' Jeep Liberty into the dealership to get some electrical problems sorted out. As part of the inspection they are telling me the brakes (and rotors) need to be ...
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Indicators Not Working But Hazard Lights Working

Vehicle: Mitsubishi Pajero 1994 I have a 1994 Pajero and had a strange problem happen this morning, in the middle of driving the indicators strangely stopped working but when I pulled up the hazard ...
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Hazard lights in accidents

No matter how terrible and split-second an accident, in their aftermath many vehicles have their hazard-warning lights flashing. Is this a feature of modern vehicle management systems: to ...
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BMW E46 indicators not working

Car: BMW E46 3-series 318i (1998-2005 model) I recently returned from working abroad for four weeks. Unfortunately I had to leave my car parked on the street for the duration (I usually do this two ...
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Dashboard indicator comes up with key exclamation sign

Recently, a indicator light started to come up in my Toyota Vitz (yaris) 2007. Following is the indicator sign. This indicator comes up in an irregular pattern. Most of the time, the indicator comes ...
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Turn indicators don't work but hazards work fine

I have a 2011 Renault Clio. This first started yesterday when my left indicator stopped working. None of the lights flash as they should and nothing happened on the dashboard, everything was ...
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Third brake light (LED) test

I have a 2008 Honda Civic and the 3rd brake light is having an issue. It seems in the morning (first cold start) it works when I depress the brake (I can see it light up the rear window). But after a ...
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Brake warning light glows faintly

Earlier this day, my brake warning light stayed on at half brightness after I disengage the e-brake. The stopping power doesn't seem to be affected. After a few minutes with the engine running, the ...
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Gear display on MFI Volkswagen Polo Highline right drive cars

I'm a new driver, and often get into the wrong gear (I'm not yet comfortable with the multitude of controls in this car which is a 2011 VW Polo Highline). Is it possible to show the current gear ...
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Fuses of motorbike

My motorbike Xl 125 all indicators, horn, lights turned off after fuse number 10 cut off and I replaced with new but it cut off after 2 days. What is a problem?
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What causes dashboard indicators go off, ABS and brake indicator on intermittently?

I have a 2009 Toyota Camry. We just replaced the alternator and battery a month ago. Since this morning we have been having an intermittent dashboard indicator problem while driving: The rpm, and ...
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On my 2017 Honda HRV, a blue thermometer light on the dashboard is always on in the morning indicating that the coolant temperature is cold

Maintenance Question. On my 2017 Honda HRV, a blue thermometer light on the dashboard is always on in the morning indicating that the coolant temperature is cold. Is this normal?
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Why did the old-school thermal flashers remain in use for so long?

I'm rebuilding an MGA and i'm at the point of revising the electronics. Today I was making a DIY flasher with a simple RC circuit. This will replace the old thermal flasher which depends on the right ...
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Buick LeSabre '97 - 'Security' indicator light goes on… why and how to fix?

This is my in-law's car. They live in Los Angeles. Two days ago when they started up the car, the 'security' indicator light went on when they turned the key to start the car. The engine would not ...
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What is this indicator for?

Can someone help? If that indicator is light up, what does mean? The first one, next to red arrow.
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What does in mean if upshift indicator on 1987 VW Golf misbehaves?

1987 VW Golf (USA, gasoline, manual transmission) The upshift indicator light on the dashboard came on while in 5th (highest) gear on level freeway at 60mph. Two days later, it seems to not be coming ...
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What could cause Oil Pressure light flickering

We've had one of the coldest winters in Michigan lately. Usually my car (2001 Buick Regal) is a trooper in the cold weather, but the other day as I was leaving work, I noticed a blinking light on my ...
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heat indicator light goes off and ac switches off after some time

I have Hyundai EON. Wwhen I start the car, the heat indicator works fine, but after 20-30 kms, the AC suddenly switches off and the heat indicator light also goes off. What would be the reason? We ...
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Wire Lights '72 CB750

I'm working on the wiring of the indicators on my '72 Honda CB750. I don't have the manual and I've also had a really tough time finding the manual online (I've found a '73 but there seems to have ...
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Why does the fuel indicator take time to register a newly filled tank?

Whenever I've fueled my car, it takes around 3 to 4 minutes for the fuel indicator (digital) to show the increase in fuel. Noticed this in a friends car too. This answer says it is to prevent ...
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Red dot under Neutral symbol on 2012 Dodge Caravan

I've noticed there is a red circle showing up underneath my "N" on the dash. Dot is not flashing and has remained on for last couple of days. Can't figure out what it is from Google/manual. Any ...
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Indicators & wiper failure after running for a while

I have a Mercedes 1995 C180 which is giving me a headache. The problem is a recent one, and is basically that the indicators and wipers sometimes fail. The strange thing is that the problem only ...
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Does (forcefully) overriding the self-canceling damage my indicator levers?

Sometimes I don't want my indicators to self cancel, so I hold the indicator on while turning the wheel, and it makes a cracking/clicking noise. Am I damaging anything if I do this? EDIT: To clarify,...
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Why do blinkers of two cars never blink synchronously?

I dont know if I can ask this question here but have been trying to find an answer for this one for a long time. Take three cars of the same make/model/year. With the precision of microseconds, turn ...
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Volvo 940 Dashboard Flashing winter Driving arrow

The flashing “winter driving” arrow on the dashboard according to the maintenance manual calls to take it to a Volvo dealer due to a transmission failure. Could this be due to cold weather, and what ...
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How can I fix a slow indicator on a Honda Hornet?

My Honda Hornet 250 right-hand indicator often takes up to 5 seconds to start flashing, especially when it's cold. The left seems to be fine. When I flick the switch I can hear the bimetallic strip ...
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Clio I indicator control non-functional

Model: 1997 Renault Clio RL Panache The hazard lights are functional and I've changed the fuse (to the on-board spare) for the indicators, but still the control stick for the indicators has no effect,...
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Renault/Dacia Logan 2014+ engine temperature indicator?

the Renault/Dacia Logan 2014 and above have indicators like this: As you can see, the dial at the right has the total mileage and the fuel indicator only. I'm wondering if there is an indicator for ...
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What could cause indicators to not work while the engine is running and start working when the engine is stopped?

First time driver here, got my licence quite recently. I'm driving my Mom's Renault 19 this week, but today, the indicators stopped working. More exactly, they work when the engine is not running, but ...
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How to replace the fuse for both indicators on a Nissan Wingroad 2004?

While towing a borrowed trailer yesterday, my indicators stopped working. The noise usually made by them turning on and off also stopped, and the lights for the indicators in the dashboard stopped ...
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Audi A4 '05 strange electrical problem?

Actually, I don't even know if it's a problem or a feature. I've seen that if I forget my indicators on (either left or right) and remove the keys + close the door the headlights and the back lights ...