Turn Signal Not Working - Mercedes Benz SLK World Forum
Mercedes Benz SLK World ForumSLKWorld.com The World's Premier Mercedes Benz SLK Community
 

Go Back   Mercedes Benz SLK World Forum > General Discussion about Mercedes Benz SLKs > General Discussion
General Discussion Not SLK Model Specific

SLKWorld.com is the premier Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-25-2010   #1 (permalink)
SLK World Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Las Vegas, baby!
Vehicle: 2001 SLK 320 Sport
Other Toys: CLK430, Houseboat, Ski Boat, Harley, Wife
Posts: 6
Country:
Chats: 1
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Angry Turn Signal Not Working

On my 2001 SLK320, my driver's side turn signal does not work. All of the lights work and the emergency flasher works too. The passenger side turn works fine as well, just the driver's side does nothing--no rapid flash, no sound, no nothing!

I've read where this could be a steering column multifunction switch failure and also read that it might be in the signal relay?

Any suggestions on how to begin a diagnostics here since it is a little aggravating not to mention dangerous out here in Vegas with the crazy drivers

Thanks for any suggestions...
View chasm54's Photo Album chasm54 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-25-2010   #2 (permalink)
Moderator - Founding Member ROTM Coordinator

 
jbanks15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Valrico, Florida
Vehicle: 2009 SLK 55 AMG
Posts: 29,536
Country:
Chats: 38
Thanks: 1,804
Thanked 4,879 Times in 3,292 Posts
Default

Welcome from Valrico, Florida!
And welcome to this great forum!

Please update your location/vehicle (model and yr) in your profile as it helps the members answer any questions you might have based on locale and model.

usercp, edit your details, location/vehicle.

You might want to post an introduction in the ‘new members introduce yourself here’ section, if you haven’t already.

If you haven’t, please use the 'search this forum' feature for your questions as they have probably been asked before.
In addition, If you haven’t, please post your questions in the appropriate discussion forum for a quicker response.
And finally, if you find something useful on your visit here today, please consider donating to offset development and operating costs. Even $5 is welcome! Thanks!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeff, Retired US Army Master Sergeant
2009 SLK 55 AMG Black/Black
Premium 1, Multimedia, Lighting packages
Llumar (Clear Bra) Paint Protective Film
OEM MB Plexiglass
Clear Side Markers w/amber LED bulbs
LED Parking and License Plate Bulbs
Smarttop version 3.22
Previous - 02 SLK 320, 05 SLK 350
View jbanks15's Photo Album jbanks15 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-25-2010   #3 (permalink)
SLK World Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Las Vegas, baby!
Vehicle: 2001 SLK 320 Sport
Other Toys: CLK430, Houseboat, Ski Boat, Harley, Wife
Posts: 6
Country:
Chats: 1
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Angry

Thanks for the reply; however, I've tried and tried to uplad a pic and personalize the information on my profile but everything I've tried to save results in a message that can not be saved! I'm pretty good at this sort of stuff usually, so this is a bit frustrating--any suggestion in that department??


Thanks!
View chasm54's Photo Album chasm54 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-25-2010   #4 (permalink)
Moderator - Founding Member ROTM Coordinator

 
jbanks15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Valrico, Florida
Vehicle: 2009 SLK 55 AMG
Posts: 29,536
Country:
Chats: 38
Thanks: 1,804
Thanked 4,879 Times in 3,292 Posts
Default

i don't think u can upload stuff until u have 15 posts. so if that is true, head for the new member section and say welcome to a bunch of people and u will have enuff to upload. someone correct me if i am wrong

your location and vehicle are now in your profile
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeff, Retired US Army Master Sergeant
2009 SLK 55 AMG Black/Black
Premium 1, Multimedia, Lighting packages
Llumar (Clear Bra) Paint Protective Film
OEM MB Plexiglass
Clear Side Markers w/amber LED bulbs
LED Parking and License Plate Bulbs
Smarttop version 3.22
Previous - 02 SLK 320, 05 SLK 350
View jbanks15's Photo Album jbanks15 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-25-2010   #5 (permalink)
Founding Member #2

 
etyu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Orange County, CA
Vehicle: 2008 SLK 55
Posts: 17,721
Country:
Chats: 11
Thanks: 4,350
Thanked 2,817 Times in 2,032 Posts
Garage
Default

IIRC, it (pix) will be enabled if one is a supporting member.
__________________
Eddy



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Pewter(cubanitsilber metallic)/Beige, PIII package, Airscarf, Hands-Free Communication System, Lighting package; Designo Black Leather Cover on e-brake handle(Thank you Bill T), SmartTop v3.x, John's 3BFM, M113 AMG OEM air filters, Modified R170 ant., clear side-markers & front parking lamps w/error-free LEDs, chromed front & rear turn indicator lamps, steel mesh at battery bay cover & cabin air intake, sock-over-seatbelt buckles, belt-loop guide protectors, Lamin-X fog lamp protectors, bilateral rear fog lamps enabled, etched ///AMG logo on gear shift knob by Blackrose-etching

Last edited by etyu; 02-26-2010 at 12:07 AM.
View etyu's Photo Album etyu is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-25-2010   #6 (permalink)
SLK World Member
 
s2kwik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Dallas Area
Vehicle: 05 SLK 350; 07 S2000, Land Rover, Range Rover
Other Toys: LolaT540
Posts: 85
Country:
Chats: 0
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

as a note, it took me 4 tries before the information was shown on the site.

Don
View s2kwik's Photo Album s2kwik is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-26-2010   #7 (permalink)
Elite SLK World Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Albuquerque, NM, USA
Vehicle: 2006 SLK 350 Designo (sold)
Other Toys: 2007 GL320CDI
Posts: 1,139
Country:
Chats: 0
Thanks: 1
Thanked 246 Times in 175 Posts
Default

I'd bet on a failed switch.
View lkchris's Photo Album lkchris is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
The Following User Says Thank You to lkchris For This Useful Post:
Old 02-27-2010   #8 (permalink)
SLK World Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Las Vegas, baby!
Vehicle: 2001 SLK 320 Sport
Other Toys: CLK430, Houseboat, Ski Boat, Harley, Wife
Posts: 6
Country:
Chats: 1
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

When you say switch do you mean the multifunction switch? Or is there a relay or something you know about?
View chasm54's Photo Album chasm54 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-30-2012   #9 (permalink)
SLK World Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Florida
Vehicle: 99 SLK230 Kompressor
Posts: 6
Country:
Chats: 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Pretty useless thread. Could be removed.
View dave33478's Photo Album dave33478 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-30-2012   #10 (permalink)
Administrator
 
Livefreeordie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Rochester,NH USA
Vehicle: 2002 SLK230K 1986 560SL 2012 VW Tiguan
Posts: 8,378
Country:
Chats: 27
Thanks: 590
Thanked 853 Times in 731 Posts
Garage
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dave33478 View Post
Pretty useless thread. Could be removed.
Where would you like it moved to?
View Livefreeordie's Photo Album Livefreeordie is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-30-2012   #11 (permalink)
Moderator - Founding Member ROTM Coordinator

 
jbanks15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Valrico, Florida
Vehicle: 2009 SLK 55 AMG
Posts: 29,536
Country:
Chats: 38
Thanks: 1,804
Thanked 4,879 Times in 3,292 Posts
Default

1st post dave,

Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!



You might want to post an introduction in the ‘New members introduce yourself here’ section, if you haven’t already.



Some tips to make your visit here more enjoyable:

If you haven’t, please use the 'search' feature at the top right of the page for your questions as they have probably been asked before. Remember, ‘Search’ is your friend.
In addition, if you haven’t, please post your question in the appropriate discussion forum for a quicker response and only once. Be patient and a knowledgeable member or guest will address your question.
If you wish to become PM (Private Message)- capable, you need 15 posts. To get those 15 posts quickly, just go to the ‘New members introduce yourself here’ section and welcome enough new members to obtain your needed posts to PM.
New members and guests should be aware that the 'New Posts' link next to the 'Search' link top right of the info bar is a great way to see all of the posts you have missed since you were on the forum last. Remember to click 'mark forums read' under ‘quick links’ when you leave.
Also vote or enter our Ride of the Month competition: ROTM Submissions & Voting - Mercedes Benz SLK World Forum

Thank you,
Jeff
Moderator/Founding Member
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeff, Retired US Army Master Sergeant
2009 SLK 55 AMG Black/Black
Premium 1, Multimedia, Lighting packages
Llumar (Clear Bra) Paint Protective Film
OEM MB Plexiglass
Clear Side Markers w/amber LED bulbs
LED Parking and License Plate Bulbs
Smarttop version 3.22
Previous - 02 SLK 320, 05 SLK 350
View jbanks15's Photo Album jbanks15 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mercedes Benz SLK World Forum > General Discussion about Mercedes Benz SLKs > General Discussion

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Upload your images to ImageShack

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes Benz SLK World Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
R171 : Side Mirror Turn Signal Replacement SLKDawg SLK R171 Class DIY 46 11-18-2013 05:37 AM
LED Bulb Rear Turn Signal Light Upgrade zxxn General Modifications R171 34 04-17-2013 09:50 PM
Turn Signal Does Not Flash pfishtex Help and Support 6 02-25-2010 07:23 PM
2000 SLK230 turn signal not working brandybild Ask DansSLK 5 04-20-2009 01:55 PM
How to change the turn signal bulbs HELP! chowvictor General Modifications R171 2 03-04-2007 12:47 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:59 PM.


 
 
 

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO
Clubs, Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
SLKWorld 2006-2010
Design by Fife Web Solutions


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120