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Re: No brake lights or turn signals...


Meghan,
	Are you sure there is power from the fuse panel?
Tom
'68 FB (Thumper)
'70 Bug

On Thu, 2 Jul 1998 08:39:23 -0500 mekennedy@stkate.edu writes:
>Saw this message and thought I'd start a new thread... my 1972 
>Squareback
>also doesn't have brake lights or turn signals, despite 11 days of
>resplicing, replacing, and following all the twists and turns of 
>various
>wires. 8)
>
>My guess is still that it's something with the hazards, since that's 
>the
>only place in the wiring where both the turn signals and the brake 
>lights
>really cross paths.  I replaced the bulbs, replaced the hazard 
>lighting
>relay, and checked all the wiring (as much as I could see and get to). 
> I
>took apart the steering column and checked all the connections there 
>(they
>looked beautiful--I think it's the only place on the car that is still 
>in
>good shape and clean!)  The next step is probably to replace the 
>hazard
>signal switch, and then replace all the connections to it (some of 
>them are
>a little dirty, but they don't look _that_ bad!)
>
>Has anyone else run into this problem in their VWs?  What was the 
>solution?
>Is there something as simple as needing to have the indicator lights
>connected?  (The only thing that's hooked up on my dash is the
>speedometer.)
>
>Thanks!
>
>Meghan
>mekennedy@stkate.edu
>
>'72 Squareback (orange, $500 cash with lots of extra parts)
>St. Paul, Minnesota
>
>
>
>
>
>"Henryvw" <henryvw@ij.net> on 07/01/98 09:48:42 PM
>
>Please respond to "Henryvw" <@ij.net>
>
>To:   "Taylor, Jeff" <JTaylor1@cpm.dot.state.nj.us>, "'Type 3 list'"
>      <type3@vwtype3.org>
>cc:    (bcc: Meghan E Kennedy/St. Catherine)
>Subject:  Re: What's the Big Secret?
>
>
>
>
>Well since we are all sharing:
>
><SNIP>
>
>My 68 transporter I bought 2yrs ago-- $400 , I pawned tons of CDs to 
>get my
>first VW it wouldnt start, and when it did the exaust spewed black 
>crap
>every where, had only 2nd and 4th gears, gutted interior, crap tires, 
>no
>brake lights an no turn signals( still dont).
>
><SNIP>
>
>-----------Bryan   Henryvw@ij.net
>
>
>
>

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