What is a Turn Signal or Combination Switch?

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The turn signal switch, operating the signals, and combination switch, operating things like high beams, need to be fixed together, as our expert mechanic explains in this free auto-repair video.

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In this video series we are going to cover replacing signal switch or a combination switch. A lot of automobile system in new cars,the turn signal and the headlight switch, are combined in the same switch. It is commonly referred to combination switches. I use the headlight to turn on at the end of the switch, at the end of the turn signal switch which is often use for your turn indicators. The switch also functions as a high beam indicator, by pulling back and clicking you can engage a high beam for the headlights. So the switch has 3 primary functions that is the high beams for the headlights, the headlights on and off switch running lights and the turn signals. It is referred to as a combination switch and it has to be service together as a combination unit, as assembly. Please watch out next segment on safety.


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