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Old 01-08-2021, 02:37 PM   #1
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I have blinker lights, or directional signal lights, whichever you prefer on Apatchy. I just noticed the hazard lights are not as bright as the signal lights. I guess this is just how the wires are hooked up. What say you. At my age, I ain't gonna go swapping wires around. LOL Peace.
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Old 01-08-2021, 03:15 PM   #2
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Lawson, at your age, you ARE the hazard!

Seriously, hazard lights would be all four corners, while signal lights would be one side or the tother. You're pulling twice the amps with the hazards, so you are restricted by the size of the wires. Increase the AWG gauge to one that can handle the load.
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Old 01-22-2021, 10:33 PM   #3
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Lawson, at your age, you ARE the hazard!

Seriously, hazard lights would be all four corners, while signal lights would be one side or the tother. You're pulling twice the amps with the hazards, so you are restricted by the size of the wires. Increase the AWG gauge to one that can handle the load.
I KNOW ABOUT THE HAZARDS OF AGING. LOL

You are probably correct about the size of the wiring. At my age, I'm not going to try and replace it. Just passed my first COVID19 test. Happy.
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Old 01-09-2021, 09:26 PM   #4
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Is there any way that your hazard light circuit is going to the tail lights instead of the brake/signal? Tail light filaments are not as bright. That guess is a real stretch, just thinkin' outside the box here. Wiring can be a mystery.
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Lawson email me about the 35-36 horn button please. Only need the button assy not the rod. Moesby in Texas. Thanks u still have it?? Send pics??!
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Old 01-23-2021, 02:09 AM   #6
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Lawson. Try another flasher unit . The problem could be the speed that the flasher is operating at, too fast in the ON CYCLE and thereby not allowing the bulbs to reach full brightness. Some flasher units are designed to only operate two bulbs at a time and four bulbs messes up the flashing speed and cycle. Regards, Kevin.
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We can always rely on Koates to post excellent advice to help simplify our mysterious electrical issues. Thanks for being here, Kevin.
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