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  • Rapid Indicator Flash

    I found many posts from the past on this. All that I have seen point to bad bulb and/or ground.
    For my 75 car, all bulbs are new and all sockets that flash have been removed and”cleaned up”. I also sought out and cleaned up the grounds in the various areas around the car. An interesting observation is that I have witnessed the flash slow down on 2 separate occasions; both times the engine was not running, but the key was in the ON position. I cannot recreate this since last time I observed this.
    Can this simply be a failing flasher?
    I will eventually change out flashing incandescent bulbs to LED. Can I use an electronic flasher with the incandescents until I do the LED switch, if I need to replace flasher at this time?
    I bought the car with the rapid flash condition in January.
    Thanks!
    Ron
    1975
    Non-OD

  • #2
    An electronic flasher should work fine with incandescent bulbs.
    Derek McAllister
    Toronto
    ’74 Sapphire blue CF22200U
    Fan Eliminator. ZS Carbs (my rebuild)
    Poly Bushings, RG Trailing Arm Brackets.
    Gear Reduction Starter, Points(!),
    due for a rebuild (98k mi, lotsa oil leaks & consumption)

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    • Ron Kingston
      Ron Kingston commented
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      Thanks, Derek. I have one on the way!
      See what happens. If nothing else I will be one step closer to LED directionals.

  • #3
    Resolved with electronic flasher from Moss. It provides a nice audible click sound when flashing: Bonus!
    1975
    Non-OD

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