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Old 05-21-14, 01:22 PM   #1
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Question Turn signal flasher same as hazard flasher

This question involves a 2004 GX470 with factory tow package:

I recently went on a camping trip towing my trailer and the next day my turn signals do not work at all. My first inclination was a fuse, but the fuse is fine, and it is a single fuse for turn and hazard. It seems that the flasher unit has gone out, because the hazards lights still work on all four corners. When I flip the turn signal there is no response - no clicking or indicator light in dash. Is there a separate unit for turn signals and hazard lights? Thanks in advance.
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Old 05-21-14, 03:55 PM   #2
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Does your truck have factory tow package with factory wiring. If not and its aftermarket you may have an issue with that harness . The flashers and relays used on factory set ups are heavier duty because of the additional load from the trailer lights.

There may also be another fuse or replaceable relay . Did you look in owners manual for fuse placements
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The tow package is factory. I looked in the manual for fuse specs and the only one that has to do with signals I have checked. There is no real specifications in the he manual about the tow package however. I will be looking into the "towing" fuse when I have a moment. I will also try to hook the trailer up again to see if the blinkers work then. They did on the way home.
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