wanted 66 bird signal relay

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low flying bird
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wanted 66 bird signal relay

Post by low flying bird » Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:16 am

does anyone sell a signal relay part# c5sb-13a366-c , is there a way to test them ,i have checked wire's going to relay and there is power.but does not open contact in relay any suggestion .thank you

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Re: wanted 66 bird signal relay

Post by redstangbob » Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:43 pm

You'll probably have to find one on ebay if yours is truly bad. They won't open unless you have all 4 lights working, 3 rear and 1 front, as they work on current draw. I have adjusted them, go slow so you don't tweak it out of shape. You can also check here https://www.vintagethunderbirdclub.net/ ... tial+turns
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low flying bird
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Re: wanted 66 bird signal relay

Post by low flying bird » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:14 pm

thanks for the info, right now the lights on the top of the fenders just stay on when signal left or right they don.t blink i have power to the relay that's bolted to steering column , there is power going to the back because the cam motor is running ,and i checked with test light but no signal light front or back lights , i was thinking it could be the sequence relay.

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Re: wanted 66 bird signal relay

Post by jdrax » Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:31 pm

sounds like it could be the large relay in the back of the car, that is the signal light relay. The one under the dash is the signal indicator light relay for the front top fender lights. Do you have brake lights?
I have seen on those large relays that sometimes a wire will come loose from those little rivet contacts and sometimes that happens on the inside of it also. I have not seen where those relays burn out. They are not hard to remove to inspect

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Re: wanted 66 bird signal relay

Post by marknat » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:03 pm

I think I had the same problem a year or so ago with mine. Back signals worked fine, but front just stayed lit. Took the relay under the dash apart and cleaned the contacts. Put it all back together and still working great today.
Mark.

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