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I have a 1957 Chev Bel air and having trouble with the right front turn signal, rear works great, park lights work great in front and back, brake lights work. Blinker does not work on the dash. Any thoughts?
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There must be a short or open in the wire to the right front turn signal and instrument cluster. I don't have a wiring diagram for that but there may be one at oldchevycarmanuals.com
Does the right indicator on the dash light up at all, maybe flash slower than normal, or just does it not work at all?
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