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Old 09-03-2020, 09:27 AM   #21
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If the directionals are powered by the parking lites, when the the headlites are turned on the parking lites go out. Then no power to the directional lites??. It seems like somebody has the right idea, but may have mixed up some connections.......just a guess on my part....can’t wait to hear what the solution is!!.....I like electrical problems but it is much easier when it’s all right in front of you........Mark
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Old 09-04-2020, 12:55 PM   #22
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First of all, I would like to thank each and everyone of you for the recommendations and possible solutions. Thus far nothing has worked, so I officially SURRENDER (to this problem). I have intentions of completely rewiring the car and also a new digital Instrument cluster so now is the time to order new parts and move forward with that plan. The days are getting shorter and the weather will be changing so this gives me a great cold weather project. Considering I am on the plump side, I will able to completely remove the front seat for easy access to under the dash. Thanks Again to all
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A total rewire should fix it. It could even be something inside your current turn signal unit itself. I'm guessing that the turn signal connection to the lighting switch turns the light on the handle on when the headlights are on. There could be an issue inside the unit that is causing the problem when this light is switch on.
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Old 09-04-2020, 02:12 PM   #24
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I agree with the total rewire, and removing the front seat for access. You may even want to remove the dash and do that part of the harness right on your work bench. But, the digital instrument cluster, I would argue that the 49-51 dash is so pretty lit up at night. Have we seen pics of your car?....... Mark
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Old 09-04-2020, 07:26 PM   #25
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No you have not seen any pictures, that will take some doing to figure out how to post them------I will give it a try
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Old 09-04-2020, 08:59 PM   #26
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If you need some photos posted while you are figuring it out, you can email them to me. I can post them for you. jseery@ymail.com

There have been several detailed threads on posting photos. The big issue is the file size, the jpg limit is a bit over 500Kb.
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Old 09-06-2020, 11:51 AM   #28
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Ok, we have a better photo file! Nice car, I like it!!
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Thank you, I have since updated tires and caps and removed some of the bling
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Old 09-06-2020, 08:54 PM   #30
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If you use the existing indicator switch in your total rewire then you might end up with the exact same problem. You should find the fault first. Regards, Kevin.
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Old 09-07-2020, 09:08 AM   #31
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Thanks Kevin, I do have a complete new Turn Signal switch kit and also a new HL switch that will be going in
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