Classic/Antique Car Repair/blinkers


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I have a 1955 ford country squire woody station wagon. my blinkers have stopped working. I have power going to the flasher but it is dead from there. my brakes lights are working. any suggestions.


With the key on and the directional switch in the straight ahead position there should be power to both sides of the flasher if it is a two wire flasher and to two terminals if it is a three wire flasher. So, if you only have a voltage reading on one side of the flasher it indicates a bad flasher.

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Brad Sears


All automotive including antique and collectible. However if the car has been modified I can only answer in general terms and maybe get you pointed in the right direction.


Automotive tech instructor. Syndicated auto columnist 1970's though the early 1990's. Syndicated auto radio talk show, Ask Brad About cars, CBS Radio 70's through 90's TV Show "Last Chance Garage" 1980's PBS-TV syndicated. Auto instructor for the following companies: Fram Autolyte Holly Carter AMF Ford Motor University Of Conn Blue Hills Technical School Sugar River Technical Center Grew up in a family garage in Needham Mass and turned wrenches from the age of 14.

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