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No turn signals/hazard lights

While out on my ride today, the turn signals cut out on me. Checking the lights, I found that the hazard lights are not working either. At some point between the intersection of 201 and 148, and downtown Madison, (about a 15 minute ride) that is when they gave out.

Was a dry day. No rain at all. So I do not believe a wet switch housing would be the cause.

A blown fuse? I assume the fuse would be under the seat, near the battery. Any guidance towards helping me find the solution to my light issue is greatly appreciated.

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Biker,think owners manual has fuse locations
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My Voyager manual shows the fuse boxes are under the seat. I'd bet yours are too. I tried to copy a pic of the page but I guess I'm not smart enough to do that.

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Rev, if I had my owners manual available, I would have looked it up. Sadly, I cannot find the bloody thing.

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There's a 10A turn signal relay fuse located in fuse box 1 in front of the battery under the seat.
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If the fuse is ok, I'd try cycling the hazard light switch several times with the key in the off position. Then turn key on and see what you have.
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As D-dub says. There are 2 fuse boxes under the Nomad seat. Both are clearly marked on the cover what the fuses are for. Beware that I had a friend's bike lose his turn signals. All the fuses looked good so we kept checking for other problems. It wasn't until we started replacing the fuses one at at time that we found the culprit. Even though it looked good, it wasn't.

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If the fuse is ok, I'd try cycling the hazard light switch several times with the key in the off position. Then turn key on and see what you have.
Tried that. No dice.
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As D-dub says. There are 2 fuse boxes under the Nomad seat. Both are clearly marked on the cover what the fuses are for. Beware that I had a friend's bike lose his turn signals. All the fuses looked good so we kept checking for other problems. It wasn't until we started replacing the fuses one at at time that we found the culprit. Even though it looked good, it wasn't.
Gonna try just replacing the fuse with a new one, see if that fixes it. I found the appropriate fuse a bit ago, but it looks fine...
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Okay, I just tried a new fuse, and tried D-dub's trick... no uck at all. Flasher unit? Is there one, and where? Under the seat?
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According to the service manual the signal flasher relay is located right where that red taped wire is in your photo.
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