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Q1 Where is the turn signal unit located in a 1970 911 S.

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Q1 Where is the turn signal flasher unit located in a 1970 911 S

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuse?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 911 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Tried to locating the flasher unit in order to check that its working.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The parking lights don't work either. Thanks for your help !

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AU Auto Mechanic: Danny, ASE Certified Technician replied 27 days ago
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The flasher relay is located behind the instrument panel on your vehicle. You may be able to see or get to it by looking up behind the cluster from the pedal area, but you probably need to remove the instrument panel. I would check your fuses first, because the flasher relay being faulty will not prevent the parking lights from working totally. More than likely you're talking a bad headlight switch or turn signal stalk. Do the hazard lights work using the hazard switch? If so you're looking at a faulty turn signal or headlight switch. You can see if the headlight switch is putting out voltage onto the wires for the parking lamps, on old VW and Porsche vehicles I seem to recall all the power going through the turn signal switch.

https://www.partsgeek.com/gbproducts/SC/17017-08018526.html?utm_content=SC&utm_term=1970-1973+Porsche+911+Turn+Signal+Switch+Genuine+911+613+301+30+70-73+Porsche+Turn+Signal+Switch+1971+1972&fp=pp&gbm=a&utm_source=google&utm_medium=ff&utm_campaign=PartsGeek+Google+Base&gclid=Cj0KCQjw9LPYBRDSARIsAHL7J5my5yHZHgLRMxNTHEzjrTjWjrFCVZDnnzTcgkcErIMvmU_SX6zjSAkaAga0EALw_wcB&ad=47433965052#immersedview

Take a look at this, see how many wires there are? That means there's way to many for it to only be handling the turn signals. Like I was remembering, all the power seems to go through the turn signal switch on these. This is probably the issue if all the fuses are good.

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