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post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old 07-04-2019, 21:12
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Ta Ray.

I'm afraid that when canbus and computers came along I got completely lost.
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Ta Ray.

I'm afraid that when canbus and computers came along I got completely lost.
There is a lot of misinformation and black magic spoken about can bus. If you take the stalk controls for the indicators all it does is take a feed from the body computer. This is then connected directly back to the body computer on a seperate pin if LH indicator is selected. If RH indicator is selected then a resistor is inserted in circuit within the stalk. This means that a single pair of wires can be used with a different value of voltage being sent to the body computer dependant on LH or RH selection. See H005 on the first page of the diagram I sent.
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Well, the van is old, 2003, so I guess, hope, none of that black magic stuff applies , I'll try to feed it from the side indicator if I can find a way to access properly, so awkward. Glad to see someone else has done it before, thank you.
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With Ray's reassurance about canbus I suspect that your answer will be successful - do let us know.

Is there ANY chance that you have had a little visitor like the "Visitir to air filter" thread ?

That could result in a break anywhere from the last junction - and it may be difficult to see, although touch MAY give a clue.....

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No sign of mice -yet . Have ordered some connectors etc off e bay , will let you know how it goes.
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Hooray , indicator working again. Turned out to be a dodgy connector after all. Just got lucky , there was no power going through when pushed fully home but once when pulling apart I thought I noticed a quick flash on the tester, sure enough that was it .Easy fix happy chappie.
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Was it in the + or the - wire ?

Glad you have identified it, are you changing the connector or just giving it a bit of a squeeze after emery cloth application to ensure none of that grotty corrosion is getting in the way ?

Real PITA such things occur, but have another few bottles of wine with the thought of how much a dealer would have charged to locate and cure that minor problem......... 🍷🥂🍸🥃🍹🍻🍺 as you feel appropriate.....
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Ha ha thanks, it was the + terminal , didn't need squished in, the pin has a split down it's middle , just needed opened up wider a bit. Not in good shape but the new terminals have arrived now from E Bay so easily replaced if the fault reoccurs. ...and you are right , I was just about to call in a mobile auto electrician and dreading the cost.
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