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turn signals and parking lights aren't working!

they just stopped working today while on a drive. anyone have this happen?

the flashers work, but the parking lights (far two left positions on headlight switch) do not.

please advise a fix

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fuses checked?
yes, although I couldn't find one for the turn signals.
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fuse 4? dashboard

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Mr Banks, thank you for keeping me in check!

who would of thought to check the fuse box in the dash??????

(p.s. I found the blown fuse!)
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see, I dont know EVERYTHING!

you can close this thread if you wish.
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nah....newbies might find it in a 'search'
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Dude, You've got crazy mechanical skills jamming a v8 into an slk and you can't find the turn signal fuse? Time for concussion protocol.
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Dude, You've got crazy mechanical skills jamming a v8 into an slk and you can't find the turn signal fuse? Time for concussion protocol.
Most likely a bit of carbon monoxide poisoning from my leaky exhaust...

In my defense, every single search that came up online said nothing about an interior fuse panel. Most of them were talking about a "comand module", or I assume the K40 relay module. some even said one of the SAM's is bad or to replace the hazard relay (which these don't have as a separate entity)

In all honesty, after doing all the electrical stuff that I did, I just assumed it was something serious..... I'm going to go lay in the fetal position now.

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I had to take 5 points off the above for the misspelling
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Comand. you spelt/spelled it command
I fixed it for you so the masses would not laugh

Mercedes' Comand — short for Cockpit Management and Data
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come on Sarge

surely a spell of KP beckons for mis-spelling " foetal ". However I plead his relative youth as a mitigating circumstance.
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When using them as words that are understood to me by definition, and not someone else's understanding or in relation to a manufacturers trademark, I am not wrong.

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Comand manual says so:

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There must have been a problem with the translation when they went to English
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It must be all caps as well, just to be sure.
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UPDATE.

the datgum fuse is out again... possible short somewhere?
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back to basics

probably easiest to whip the bulbs out and check the holders and the bulbs themselves. then get on to the really wiggy stuff.
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The 2 times it has happened now, it has been when I've had my headlights on.

perhaps those 2 front corner lamps are at fault.
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and you have one of those funny US models that lights up like a christmas tree, so comparisons with my UK model might be limited. Do your front indicators light up as market lights, and then flash brighter as indicators?
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If we’re being pedantic, I think you meant marker lights
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