Hazards not working

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  Z3 roadster 2.2i
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Hazards not working

Post by pedro20001 » Fri 16 Feb, 2018 16:27

Hi all, got an interesting one on the zed. My hazard lights don’t flash but the indicators work fine and when I unlocked using the remote all the indicators flash. The hazard switch illuminates with the light switch pulled out. Can anyone shed any light on this please as the mot is due in a month and I’m scratching my head! Oh the fuses are ok! Thanks in advance

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  Z3 roadster 1.9

Re: Hazards not working

Post by mrscalex » Fri 16 Feb, 2018 18:43

Is it just the switch? The switch is somewhere that muck can fall down into it and possibly gunge it up?
2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Trudy) - Keeper rebuilt from a write-off
2002 Z3 2.2 Titan Silver (Cookies) - Keeper rebuilt having been bought with a seized engine
2002 Z3 3.0 Sapphire Black (Peanut) - Keeper awaiting rebuilding having been bought as an abandoned project
Plus Willy, Kodak & Maycee - All 2.2 Sport projects. Yes, 6 is a lot of Z3s :)
Always happy to try and help with spares :)

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  Z3 roadster 1.8 TU
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Re: Hazards not working

Post by colb » Fri 16 Feb, 2018 18:50

The Hazard switch is probably the cause, whip it out and check its operation, spray some electrical cleaning fluid in it, see if that resolves the problem and all its connections are clean.
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