[Vwdiesel] 2001 Golf intermittent blinker
rbp at 4u2bu.org
Fri Apr 17 17:42:02 PDT 2009
>> I tried disassembling hazard switch - not much to take apart -
>> some cleaner in the back
>> still no change
>> any other ideas?
> I'd "hazard" a guess at the relay itself. In the earlier cars I've
> luck clearing up sticking flashers by turning on the 4-ways and
> the turn lever through the two sides a few times to let it blink.
> a sticking contact or bad relay.
but I'm pretty sure it's the hazard switch
took it apart today and watched it in operation
there's a magnetic relay in there that runs the two blinkers (more
stupid VW engineering, IMNSHO - why would they run the blinkers thru
going to try to get the switch recall done
otherwise, maybe I can hotwire for the time being to bypass the relay
(any thoughts on that?)
or grab a new switch from autohaus or somewhere
maybe they have a SS available now
Rolf in MA
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