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Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Mjposner ()
Date: August 30, 2021 05:00AM

My turn signal shaft became loose, opened up wheel and it was just a loose bolt. tightened down and now working again, but right signal dash light not turning on when engaged, but actual signal in back working. Thoughts?

1965 Corvair Corsa 140
Regal red over Red/Black Interior


Mods/Options:
Wood telescoping Steering Wheel
Clock (correct twice a day)
tinted Windshield
4 Speed manual
Rear Ant
passenger side mirror
electric fuel pump
Vintique type 30 rally whels

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Wagon Master ()
Date: August 30, 2021 05:05AM

Dash indicator bulb burned out?

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: BobV66Vair ()
Date: August 30, 2021 06:49AM

X2. Before you tear into things change that bulb, or at least test the old one.

66RTVair
Oregon
1965 Corsa 140 stock
1966 Monza DP Racecar
1968 Monza Parts for now

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: cnicol ()
Date: August 30, 2021 07:03AM

That indicator is paired with the FRONT turn signal. If the front signal is working, then it's likely just a bad bulb. If the front signal is not working, that points to a bad turn signal switch.

Craig N. Coeur d'Alene ID.
66 Black Monza 4dr, 4.2L V8 49k
61 Seamist Jade Rampside 140 PG
65 Canadian Monza 4dr 110/PG 40k
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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Mjposner ()
Date: August 30, 2021 09:39AM

Only checked the rear light, will check front next.

1965 Corvair Corsa 140
Regal red over Red/Black Interior


Mods/Options:
Wood telescoping Steering Wheel
Clock (correct twice a day)
tinted Windshield
4 Speed manual
Rear Ant
passenger side mirror
electric fuel pump
Vintique type 30 rally whels

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Seth Emerson ()
Date: August 30, 2021 12:07PM

Note that the front and rear signal lights are, indeed, switched separately in the column switch because of the pass through of the brake light feed - only to the rear light. The dash light is on the same circuit as the front, as Craig mentions.

Seth Emerson

Check my new Performance Corvair Web site: [www.perfvair.com]

Located in lovely San Jose, California

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: azdave ()
Date: August 30, 2021 12:38PM

Here's a standard 65 turn signal switch contacts photo showing how the front and rear circuits are separated at that point.



Dave W. / Gilbert Arizona
65 Corsa 140/4
66 Corsa 140/4
66 Corsa 140/4 w/factory A/C
66 Corsa 455 Toro V8
65 Monza Convertible 110/4
66 Monza Convertible 140/4 A/C
65 Monza 4DR 140/PG w/factory A/C
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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: RobertC ()
Date: August 30, 2021 12:50PM

You also need to check the bulb in the front turn signal.

My feeble memory recalls that if the bulb is out; the dash light does not blink either.

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: RexJohnson ()
Date: August 30, 2021 03:47PM

If the front bulb is out and the indicator bulb is good it would be on steady with no flashing.

RJ tools
Salem,Oregon

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: DOUG WARD ()
Date: August 30, 2021 07:53PM

In my experience, I found that more often than not, the bulb and socket just popped out of it's hole. You might have jostled the dash a bit when you were working on the wheel & that could have triggered the problem. Just push the little bugger back in.

Doug Ward
Orange, Calif.
65 Corsa 180, 64 Monza convertible, 61 Lakewood, 61 Monza


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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Mjposner ()
Date: September 06, 2021 08:27AM

Bulb was in socket and front light does not work.

1965 Corvair Corsa 140
Regal red over Red/Black Interior


Mods/Options:
Wood telescoping Steering Wheel
Clock (correct twice a day)
tinted Windshield
4 Speed manual
Rear Ant
passenger side mirror
electric fuel pump
Vintique type 30 rally whels

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Seth Emerson ()
Date: September 06, 2021 09:24AM

I think the wheel is coming back off, See Daves photo above.

Seth Emerson

Check my new Performance Corvair Web site: [www.perfvair.com]

Located in lovely San Jose, California

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Mjposner ()
Date: September 09, 2021 05:01AM

Here is the new wheel installed. Will tackle turn signal at a later date.

Pic of new wheel

1965 Corvair Corsa 140
Regal red over Red/Black Interior


Mods/Options:
Wood telescoping Steering Wheel
Clock (correct twice a day)
tinted Windshield
4 Speed manual
Rear Ant
passenger side mirror
electric fuel pump
Vintique type 30 rally whels



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/09/2021 05:03AM by Mjposner.

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: September 09, 2021 05:12AM

Please learn how to post photos here on the forum. I don't use Google to look at other people's photos. Barely use it for other things. Like a lot of others links are not a good thing in most cases.

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: azdave ()
Date: September 09, 2021 05:44AM

Mjposner Wrote:
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> Here is the new wheel installed.

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: September 09, 2021 08:49AM

Thank you. Very nice wheel.

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Re: Coincidence or not turn signal dash light out after fixing shaft
Posted by: gbullman ()
Date: September 09, 2021 10:55AM

Well done, that whole set up looks very nice! Hopefully getting turn signals sorted out won't be that bad.


Gary
1966 Corsa Convertible
Northern New Jersey


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