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I have a 97 ford f150 my turn signals stopped working a new…

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I have a 97 ford f150 my turn signals stopped working a new multi function switch was put in and they worked for about two weeks and quit again. I put another new switch and flasher and relay in it and they still won't work. I have checked all the fuses and everything is good. The 4 way flasher work but the trun signals won't. What is the problem.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?

Is has 253000. It does most of the time but when its cold it acts like it has a bit of a sputter to it but Goss away quickly.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. I have put a new multi function switch in it and a new flasher and new relay and it hasn't helped.

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Ford Mechanic: Ironmike, Ford Technician replied 4 months ago
Ironmike
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greetings,

if the truck has tilt steering we need to check the connector. The plastic connector to the turn signal switch can break and allow the wires to back out. They do sell a repair kit for this both from the dealer and aftermarket. Lets start there, let me know what you find

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Ford Mechanic: Ironmike, Ford Technician replied 4 months ago

I have replaced the connector without the wire repairs if the terminals are clean/good. always good to do the wires one at a time to get the positions right.

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