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Very quick Q.

 

Do your indicators tick when activated?  Mine certainly don't seem to, is this normal ?

 

I'm 99.99% sure it isn't the lovely sound of the engine masking the sound BTW ;)

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Ta Bibs.

 

Only the lack of trinket tray divider to go on the snag list then :D

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Indicators?

Pffffttt....

My other car is a BMW.... :lol:

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My other car is an Audi (mainly ex-BMW owner), eat that. :D

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Mine did, now they don't. Is the fact that they broke what Bibbs means by 'normal' ?

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I don't think the V6 has the same relay components that make the ticking that we're used to in other cars, so I'm surprised your one ticked at some point. I've driven a few, including the early car that did the dealership rounds at launch, and none of them ticked.

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They definitely don't click. It is taking some getting used to as i am still looking down at the dash to confirm instead of looking at the road. I seem to remember that the relay is an easy swap for the clicking version.

 

Does it click in the Evora?

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I don't believe any makes sound and I assumed the indicators on the modern cars are taken care of within the ECU hence the silence?

Trevor.

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just fitted motor bike indicator warning beeper bought off EBAY £11 three wires easy fit.

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just fitted motor bike indicator warning beeper bought off EBAY £11 three wires easy fit.

 

Like Edison, I'm in for a group buy :)

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http://www.thelotusforums.com/forums/topic/61264-embarrassing-flashes/?hl=%2Bembarrassing+%2Bflashes

 

My solution, posted a while back.  Used on my Exige S and Elise S. No electrics, cutting, purchase. My photos are key. Cycle between the three.

 

They show the cut off top inch of a fluorescent yellow highlighter stick, stuck behind the indicator stalk in a position where the stalk conceals it when "off" and reveals it when either up or down. Adjust for your eyeline. Against the overall black background it stands out when indicating. Used for years. After two embarrassments when running in the Exige, it has saved my blushes for years. At night the tiny dash repeater lights show up, so it does not need illuminating, but I considered putting a small bulb inside it if necessary - it wasn't.

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Resurrecting this old thread, as I've just replaced the relay on my V6 with one of these: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/like/12V-ELECTRONIC-INDICATOR-FLASHER-RELAY-FOR-CLASSIC-CARS-WITH-OE-CLICKING-SOUND/181707664784 following a thread on another forum (once popular in the South East of England ;) ), which many here may not have seen.

I now have properly clicking indicators :)

It's a very easy job to DIY - the relay is located under the dash, close to the centre of the car and behind the ODBC connector. It requires a bit of contorting to see it, but I found going in via the passenger door, kneeling on the floor, I could look under the dash and see it. There are two relays next to each other, the one to change is the smaller of the two. The fact I was bent double to see it, meant I'm not confident to explain the orientation, but I think it was the higher of the two. Anyway, once I located it, I was able to get back into a more comfortable position (kneeling) and removed my left hand by feel. There are no clips, it just pulls out.

Hope this is helpful for anyone who hasn't seen the other thread.

 

Phil.

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Hi Phil,

just unplug and re-plug with the one you bought?

thanks. 

Ed

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Thanks for posting this, I placed an order straight away ;)

Having driven round far too long with indicators on for the last six months this will be ace :)  

Now just to work out a way to get auto headlights, the DRL's are so bright (not far off the head lights),  I keep forgetting.  Couple of times now I've only realised when the main beam refused to go on :blush:

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2 hours ago, PhilS said:

Yep, exactly that.

Thanks, just ordered mine as well. ;)

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Glad it was helpful - perhaps I should e-mail the guy selling them and ask for some commission!

Also, my post should say "...behind the OBD II connector". 

Doh, too many years working in IT!!

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Think I need pics to understand this.... Knowing me ill pull something I shouldn't do! :(

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I've just bought one of these relays from Ebay, (not got round to fitting it yet) and there is another write up about this on the Technical section of Seloc, where a couple of members have fitted then and appreciate the difference it makes.

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On 19/01/2016 at 14:37, PhilS said:

Resurrecting this old thread, as I've just replaced the relay on my V6...

I now have properly clicking indicators ?

@PhilS thanks for posting, I bought one of these last night too. Will get it fitted at the weekend! Should be a great improvement - which sounds very odd just to get a familiar click back!! Haha

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