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Turn signal won't stay latched in right position.

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  • Electrical: Turn signal won't stay latched in right position.

    The factory turn signal won't stay latched in right position on my '51 land Cruiser. What do I adjust or whatever?
    1963 Champ "Stu Bludebaker"- sometimes driver
    1957 Silver Hawk "Josie"- picking up the pieces after an unreliable body man let it rot for 11 years from an almost driver to a basket case
    1951 Land Cruiser "Bunnie Ketcher" only 47M miles!
    1951 Commander Starlight "Dale"- basket case
    1947 Champion "Sally"- basket case
    1941 Commander Land Cruiser "Ursula"- basket case

  • #2
    On THAT version of original Turn Signal Box (like an aftermarket add-on) it is usually the springs inside that fail. Open the box and look, maybe one is disconnected.
    Second Generation Stude Driver,
    Proud '54 Starliner Owner


    • #3
      I replaced a weak spring in mine and it works most of the time. I just dug through my stuff until I found a spring similar to the original. The lighter spring was the original that was stretched out of shape on one end.
      Sometimes the catch slips and I have to try again, but it would not work at all when I got it.
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      "In the heart of Arkansas."
      Searcy, Arkansas
      1952 Commander 2 door. Really fine 259.
      1952 2R pickup