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post #1 of 14 Old 01-25-2014, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
 
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Need help troubleshooting a problem

My indicators (blinkers) have stopped working, when I move the stalk there is no clicking or indicator light flashing on the dash.

Additionally, my hazard switch does not work either.


Can someone please advise what I need to look at. I have looked at the 360 manual and cannot identify a fuse or relay that I should be checking.

However, when I arm/disarm the car via the fob, all indicators around the car flash just fine
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post #2 of 14 Old 01-26-2014, 12:35 AM
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If your indicators are still working with the alarm ECU, then I think that your flasher relay is the problem. Have a look in one of my poructs installation guides how to locate the flasher relay: http://www.scuding.com/files/ScudIng...ationGuide.pdf

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post #3 of 14 Old 01-26-2014, 09:57 AM
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Freaky- Welcome to Ferrari Life. If you do not have a 360 workshop manual, you can download one for free from ferraridatabase.com.

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post #4 of 14 Old 01-26-2014, 11:44 AM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks for your help Stef, I have located it. Now looking on Ricambis site a replacement is $289 odd dollars if I am indeed looking at the correct part. That's insane for a relay. Surely there has to be a cheaper Maserati or Alfa alternative.

(part 14)
Ferrari 360 Modena Parts : Table 136 - FRONT PASSENGERS COMPARTMENT CONTROL STATIONS

Im just curious as the indicators stopped working around the time I installed a new head unit. Surely a head unit with a standard Iso adapter would not cause damage to this relay?
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You might pull it and reseat it and see if the installation moved it. Would not think so, but costs nothing.

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May I recommend you take the 289 odd dollars and invest a bit more into one of Stef's LED packages. It will do wonders to the rear lamps and comes with a replacement flasher. Also have a look at the third brake light package Stef offers.
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post #7 of 14 Old 01-30-2014, 08:44 PM Thread Starter
 
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Ok, I managed to source a replacement relay for 50 bucks from a wrecked spider that was being parted out.

Is it simply a matter of turning off the battery from the dial in the trunk, then pulling of the old relay from the harness ?

Do they just pull out with abit of force ? Sorry this is all new to me and don't want to screw anything up.
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post #8 of 14 Old 01-31-2014, 12:19 AM
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I hope the flasher relay you got will last a while.

The most important thing is that you have to be 100% sure of the location of the turn signal flasher relay which can be easily confused with other 7 pin replays. Just follow all the steps described in my ILUAL36 Led Tail Light Kit - installation guide, and all will be fine!

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post #9 of 14 Old 01-31-2014, 12:49 AM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks again Stef.

I have a new one on order being sourced from abroad, as we couldn't locate a local one.

This is just a stop gap measure to get me going once again.

Appreciate your help with this.
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post #10 of 14 Old 02-05-2014, 06:31 PM Thread Starter
 
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For anyone interested. I managed to swap the relay and it has fixed the problem.

I wonder if the old relay can be repaired. Maybe a blown capacitor, or is it better to just bin it, and buy a spare to chuck in the glovebox incase this happens again.

Not much fun if your out in heavy traffic and you lose your blikers
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Toss it.

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post #12 of 14 Old 02-06-2014, 12:53 AM
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Flasher relays have a limited life time as they use mecanical relays. They must be considered as a maintenance part but you're good now for a while unless the new flasher you bought was not new.
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For what it's worth from a novice perspective. I had the same symptoms present with a weak battery that went away after a battery replacement. Doesn't sound like your scenario but maybe worth checking your battery age. If 4+ years I'd recommend a preventative change while you update other parts.

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post #14 of 14 Old 02-10-2014, 02:24 PM Thread Starter
 
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There are 2 different types available, with quite a price difference between the 2 from ricambi

I am wondering which is the appropriate one for an Australian car


213326 1 DIRECTION-EMERGENCY LIGHT RELAY -Valid for USA and CDN $ 224.07

171798 1 DIRECTION-EMERGENCY LIGHT RELAY -Not for USA and CDN $ 289.86
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