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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-26-2014, 08:08 AM Thread Starter
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Replacing left signal bulb

So I got it in. It is on, but it only blinks for a shorts time the just stays on. It's like it comes loose, but not loose enough to go out. Any suggestions? It also seems to have something to do with my light on gas gage, because when I get it in right light on gauge works. Ideas?

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Which signal, front or rear. Sure you got the right bulb?

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Not 100% on the bulb...but like I said it goes in. Perhaps its too small or too big. Does anyone know the part # for signal lights for 85 vulcan. I'll google and report back

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Which signal, front or rear. Sure you got the right bulb?
CBH, front or rear ?


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Front bulb is an 1157 and the rear is 1156...
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Sounds like you have a dual filament bulb in a single filament housing or vise versa....
you may be shorting out the socket.
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Sorry, its left front. I'll go see about getting the right size. Thanks.

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Clean front rim
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new spark plugs
New Bridgestone on the back
New Fluids all around
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