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Date:         Thu, 25 Aug 2011 16:15:55 -0400
Reply-To:     craig cowan <phishman068@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         craig cowan <phishman068@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Front Blinkers are super Dim
Comments: To: Rob <>
In-Reply-To:  <vanagon%2011082515254415@GERRY.VANAGON.COM>
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12.5volts at the relay. So the relay is likely bad. Now to source a replacement.....


On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 3:10 PM, Rob <> wrote:

> if it's VW, electrical & a problem add a ground. > Seriously, add a ground or at least super clean what you have. > > Rob > > > At 8/25/2011 09:42 AM,craig cowan wrote: > >> In getting all the lights to work on my project syncro ('87), i'm finding >> that the front blinkers are SUPER dim. Uselessly so. This is despite new >> bulbs and cleaned up housings. As side marker lights with either the >> ignition off or on, they are wonderfully bright. However, as blinkers, >> only >> a single element lights and poorly. I seem to be getting around 9volts to >> the blinkers while 13 volts is measured in corner marker mode with the >> engine running. >> >> I really have no idea why this would be, as it seems to me there's good >> power and ground since the marker mode works well. >> Any ideas as to where to start? I'm completely at a loss so any suggestion >> would be good. >> >> Thanks! >> >> -Craig Cowan >> >

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