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Old 02-15-2006, 02:28 AM   #1
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Turn signal problem on Mazda Protege

I have a 1995 Mazda Protege. It is having a problem where when I turn the right turn signal on, the lights go out. Sometimes, just the interior (dahsboard) lights go out. It only seems to do this when I have been driving it for awhile, like for 20 minutes or so. The car also needs a new alternator, I don't know if that has anything to do with it. Any ideas?
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Old 02-15-2006, 02:32 AM   #2
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I have a 1995 Mazda Protege. It is having a problem where when I turn the right turn signal on, the lights go out. Sometimes, just the interior (dahsboard) lights go out. It only seems to do this when I have been driving it for awhile, like for 20 minutes or so. The car also needs a new alternator, I don't know if that has anything to do with it. Any ideas?
It's not likely that the lights and alternator are related. I'll assume your car has about 100k miles or more since you chose not to share that piece of pertinent information with us. You're almost certainly in need of a new multi-function switch. Only appropriate diagnosis or shotgunning parts will tell you for sure.
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Old 02-15-2006, 03:02 AM   #4
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Old 02-15-2006, 09:51 PM   #6
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Here's a rhetorical question. Why can a person come back to a thread and bitch about a response (besides the fact that they have no sense of humor), but they can't take the time to even acknowledge someone trying to help them? This attitude is pervasive in the online forum world. These are the people who should be banned, if for no other reason than bad manners.
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blinker fluid resevoir

sorry, ima total newb at cars but where is the blinker fluid resevior?
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sorry, ima total newb at cars but where is the blinker fluid resevior?
It's the reservoir that the blinker fluid is stored in. Sometimes under the dash, sometimes in the trunk, usually under the hood behind one of the headlights. The level should be checked at least every oil change and serviced as required. It's also a good idea to flush the system every 60k miles.
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sorry but i looked under the hood, the dash and the trunk but i cant find it. its a 94 camry.
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sorry but i looked under the hood, the dash and the trunk but i cant find it. its a 94 camry.

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hi, i got a 1995 toyota camry le.

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sorry but i looked under the hood, the dash and the trunk but i cant find it. its a 94 camry.
I'm sorry, I didn't explain myself very well. Usually the underhood blinker fluid reservoirs are actually lower, like behind the headlight and below the battery. On you Camry I think it's on the passenger side. They can be a hassle to check and service. Before you take the time to remove the cap from the tank to check it, make sure you go to the parts store and purchase a bottle of fluid. It should be less than $10 and will last as long as you need, no shelf life.

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