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Old 04-24-2019, 11:13 PM   #1
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Blinkers not working

My blinkers only work when my headlights are off and when i put the left turn blinker, both front blinkers go on. At night when my headlights are on, my left turn blinker in the back stays on! Emergency lights only work when my headlights are off and when they blink so does my license plate light! lmao.

Any one know what might be the problem?
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Tell us about any lighting modifications or repairs that have been done prior to the lights acting up.


Have you checked all the appropriate fuses?



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Tell us about any lighting modifications or repairs that have been done prior to the lights acting up.


Have you checked all the appropriate fuses?



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I did check my fuses but I wouldn’t know if they are defective or not.
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OLM HEADLIGHT LOW BEAM 35W
LED trunk lights

I noticed the blinkers started acting up weeks after when I installed my aftermarket steering wheel.
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Simple and quick fix is put new bulbs in.
If that does it, problem solved.
If not, set car on fire, buy a new Civic.
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I did check my fuses but I wouldn’t know if they are defective or not.
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OLM HEADLIGHT LOW BEAM 35W
LED trunk lights

I noticed the blinkers started acting up weeks after when I installed my aftermarket steering wheel.
YIKES, so many things could be wrong.

First off, here is how you can check the fuses:

[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF5G4llnvQs[/ame]

There are two fuse boxes; one under the dash and a larger one under the hood. The one under the hood has a fuse puller in it.

The owners manual shows which fuse controls which circuit.

As the old civic salesman, @Mr.ac ,up above, pointed out, it could be one or more bad bulbs. Or it could be a short in the wiring or a bad ground.

After checking the fuses, I would suggest you go back the last piece of lighting you messed with and check your work.

If your car is under warranty, a nice dealer may "fix" it for you.

If someone else did the electrical work, I suggest you take the car back to them and ask them to fix it.



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I would reinspect the work that was done with the steering wheel. My money is on something getting buggered with that alteration.

I would expect all the fuses to be fine, though always inspect them anyways, because they're easier to fix.
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After checking the fuses, I would suggest you go back the last piece of lighting you messed with and check your work.

If your car is under warranty, a nice dealer may "fix" it for you.

If someone else did the electrical work, I suggest you take the car back to them and ask them to fix it.



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There's really no reason to check the headlights, as the '13 indicator is a separate housing, and the trunk light doesn't tie into the signaling circuit anywhere.

And the dealer is likely not going to do anything once they see that aftermarket wheel
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