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Re: Intermittent Honda turn signal

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Subject: Re: Intermittent Honda turn signal
From: Jim Franklin <>
Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 22:53:55 -0500
On Jan 1, 2006, at 10:30 PM, JAMES STONE wrote:

> The turn signals on my daughters 1996 Honda Accord do not work 
> properly when it is cold outside (less than 45 degrees, or so).  If 
> you leave the switch on for about a minute it will eventually start 
> clicking very rapidly, and then work normally.  The colder it is, the 
> longer it takes to activate.  The right side flasher is worse then the 
> left, but neither works well all the time.  They were fine all spring, 
> summer, and fall.

You need lower viscosity blinker fluid.

Sorry, couldn't resist. I always check for bad grounds when there are 
variable electrical behaviors. Does it happen when the car is warmed 


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