Electrical question???

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My blinkers only work when my 40 is not idling, like there isnt enough power. Any suggestions?? Lars:mad:
 
swing by a chain part store and have them hook up a battery tester and then an alternator tester and go from there.
 
This one is my new trail rig. Original toy engine, 33" mudders, You'll like this thing next outing. Thanks for the advice!
 
Have you tried replacing the flasher?
 
F and 2F motors can idle down around 4-500 rpm- so low that there isn't enough juice from the alternator to energize the flasher. Try turning up your idle to see if it starts working.
 
F and 2F motors can idle down around 4-500 rpm- so low that there isn't enough juice from the alternator to energize the flasher. Try turning up your idle to see if it starts working.

well I would think that the power for the flasher would come from the battery if the alternator wasn't putting out enough juice during idle. The alternator could be putting out enough power and amps at the correct rpm but not getting to the flasher. Something that could fix it is try cleaning the contacts on the fuse panel. Taking a soft wire wheel or a file to the contacts will clean up the pits and dust that collects over time and could allow the correct amount of current through the fuse while idling. This may or may not work. I have seen it work miracles on old volkswagens with gremlins in the wiring.
 
Go git a heavy duty flasher. EL 12 made by Tridon. Truck Parts or Inland should have them. You just do not have enough amps to make the bi metalic strip heat up an make & break contact. Oh an you will have ta change the wirin as the toyota connecter is differnt.
This is someting that has ta be done to run LED's.

C Ya, Don
 

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