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My gremlin is eluding me. MY turnlamps turn on but do not blink. Can the relay that controls their blinking cause this? Can a short cause this? I'm just trying to narrow this down.

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when they turn on, are they kind of dim? Do you hear the clicking from the blinker?

 

Might be a short, or probably a bad blinker unit. There's a bimetallic strip in there, and that may have worn out.

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It is most likely from the deer I hit a couple weeks ago, but I can't find any pinched wires. I've examined the harness all round the front end and I can;t seem to find anything that is stretched or pinched anywhere.

 

If the blinker unit is bad, do they still illuminate? There is no klicking going on.

 

What should I look for with a test of the turn signal unit with my multimeter?

 

All the fuses are fine on the inside fuse panel.

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blinker relay to test. when they fail they often just light and don't blink.

Warning, you may have caused the relay to fail with a short after the deer crash.

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It might be possible that when you hit bambi that you shorted a wire just for a second and killed that blinker relay or a fuse perhaps. Check your fuses and replace the blinker relay. It is under the dash I believe on or near the fusebox. In the old cars they were silver and called flasher relays or mudules. They just plug into the box.

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I'll check it out. Its a 93 legacy. When I hit bambi's mom, all of my front lights were smashed so it could have shorted for a brief moment. Thanks for the input.

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