my blinkers arnt working and ive tried everything

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Asked by Nov 13, 2015 at 09:24 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr LT 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

changed all my blinker bulbs, the fuses for them as well. i even got a new
blinker swich thinking maybe it was that, but no my blinkers still do not work
and i am using hand signals still this has been going on for too long and i
need it fixed. anyone know what it could be?

16 Answers

68,895

Have you changed the blinker relay?

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yes we have. and we still dont know what it is

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it doesnt even show my arrows on the dash. thats the only way we knew for sure that they wernt working.

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68,895

Do you have fire to any of the blinkers,meaning when you turn the blinker on does it come on and not blink or don

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68,895

I think your issue is in the wiring harness going to your blinker switch,there is one power wire that supply,s the power to the switch,you need to check it for fire,that will be your issue,the power wire running it is not getting juice.

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79,635

Some basic wire tracing with a volt meter is due I think. Check every single connection and look for a good ground and power.

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I agree, that leaves the power supply to switch or the multi-function stalk it's self

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fordnut i replaced that . and checked the relay. boyfriend said that he traced all the wires and nothing is unconnected. cant find my voltage tester tho

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79,635

Aren't electrical problems fun?

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ha i wish. ive been driving like this for months now it feels like and im about to take a baseball bat to it lol. if only it wasnt the only vehicle

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68,895

Miai,fordnut mean to check the fire wire to the switch,he posted the picture for looks.

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Really, FoR and miai . They can become frustrating to the point where you want to get out your box of hammers to work on them

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That I did, right on

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68,895

I just check the wiring diagram to the switch,there are two power wires,one for head lights,the other for blinkers.

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68,895

The one for the head lights is hot all ways,the one for blinker is controled by the igntion switch.

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257,695

Beside the relay and the switch, did you check the fuse itself on that circuit and the flasher?

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