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Old 07-06-2017, 02:58 PM   #1
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Turn signal stalk

I Have a 2106 Challenger KT and am having multiple issues I believe to be tied into the turn signal stalk.
when I turn on the ignition switch if the the high beam indicator is lit (this is without using the high beams) several functions fail to work , such as my LED outside lights on around the headlights, my day time driving lights, my turn signal cameras, and i believe my front turn signals. during a trip, the high beam indicator will shut off on its own and everything functions properly, is this a problem for RV dealership or Ford or has anyone else had this issue?
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Old 08-02-2017, 12:17 AM   #2
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I Have a 2106 Challenger KT and am having multiple issues I believe to be tied into the turn signal stalk.
when I turn on the ignition switch if the the high beam indicator is lit (this is without using the high beams) several functions fail to work , such as my LED outside lights on around the headlights, my day time driving lights, my turn signal cameras, and i believe my front turn signals. during a trip, the high beam indicator will shut off on its own and everything functions properly, is this a problem for RV dealership or Ford or has anyone else had this issue?
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I just experienced the same issue on my challenger 37LX during my trip out west. I have yet to figure it out but called Thor and all of my issues should be on different circuits. My high beam indicator comes on when I turn on the ignition and my rear camera comes on the stereo and I have no lights at all up front. It sporadically goes on and off and the front lights come on and go off. Thor thought it might be a relay because it does buzz. I say it's short someplace and bumping down the road sorta fixes it (which is why I say short). I changed out the relays today and nothing changed. Thor thinks it may be a ford issue which would be covered under the 3 year 36k mile warranty but suggested I take it to my dealer first because if it turns out to be a thor wiring harness issue, then I pay ford for their time. So I made an appt with the dealer and after they look at it and determine the problem, they will either get it fixed or send it to ford. Only problem is my appt isn't until Sept and that's the earliest they have.
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Old 08-02-2017, 12:48 AM   #3
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This is probably an issue that was caused by Thor during the build. I had something similar happen to a Jayco class C and it turned out to be a screw installed by Jayco that pierced a chassis wire. Ford does a better job at building and assembling their chassis' than the RV manufacturers do at building the RV's. Luckily I was able to get the selling dealer (in Kansas) to pay for the fix at a Jayco dealer in PA as I purchased the unit barely used.
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Old 08-02-2017, 04:02 AM   #4
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Many times I have found that if anything "wierd" like that happens on an auto electrical system it usually winds up being a loose ground connection somewhere.
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Old 08-02-2017, 09:16 PM   #5
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Please keep me updated as I will be back in Tucson in early October and want to get the issues resolved
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