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@  ejguillot : (10 May 2020 - 10:43 PM)

Sweet!

@  dezldave961 : (07 May 2020 - 04:14 PM)

Got bored and started making build video...

@  dezldave961 : (04 May 2020 - 04:05 AM)

I need to hunt down the little black trim bar that's at the top edge of the GS rocker panel cover, for driver's side between rear door and wheel well.

@  ejguillot : (03 May 2020 - 02:42 AM)

I've been on there too. I hope this forum is kept open, there's too much info to allow it to be lost!

@  dezldave961 : (24 April 2020 - 10:25 PM)

I've been monitoring GrandPrixForums and 3800Pro (don't have FB)... also hopped on TurboBuick, but 99% GN chatter from boomers

@  ejguillot : (19 April 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Everyone at home, plenty of free time.

@  ejguillot : (19 April 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Nobody posting? Why not?

@  ejguillot : (27 March 2020 - 05:19 PM)

Congrats on the Comp G GTP!

@  crossout : (25 March 2020 - 05:49 PM)

Wow this thing has died off I just myself 05 Comp G 3 weeks ago way different than my 2000 regal gs that I had it rusted out to hell strunt towers. :D :D

@  dezldave961 : (20 March 2020 - 04:18 PM)

Pulled turbo engine, prepping MP112 setup... also doing some work-from-home stuff

@  tpivette : (19 March 2020 - 08:57 PM)

So far so good. Still working, fortunately.

@  ejguillot : (16 March 2020 - 03:46 PM)

how's everyone doing? With coronavirus and all that?

@  tpivette : (25 February 2020 - 02:35 AM)

Just got my GS back on the road. Wife is pressuring me to sell it... don't know if I want to or not

@  monte0 : (17 February 2020 - 05:04 AM)

Popped on to see how things are. Been a couple years...

@  ejguillot : (14 January 2020 - 10:36 PM)

Hope the new year is treating everyone well..

@  ejguillot : (16 December 2019 - 01:55 AM)

Hi all. Decade is coming to a close... I'm feeling a little old!

@  M_Dogg : (05 December 2019 - 11:20 PM)

Cheers!

@  ejguillot : (02 December 2019 - 01:13 AM)

Hi there. Some of us are working to keep these cars alive and running. Glad you had a good 15 year run.

@  opera_bob : (30 November 2019 - 08:39 AM)

Every time I see an Old Buick I have major respect for it. I know what kind of torque these cars make.

@  opera_bob : (30 November 2019 - 08:38 AM)

I sold my 2002 GS back in 2017. She was falling apart all over the place. So I sold her and bought a 2017 Focus RS in 2017.


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Posted 31 July 2014 - 07:13 PM

I hope I'm not commiting a website faux pas here, but I'm at my wits end with this problem.  Here it is:  My 97 GS has developed serious issues with its turn signals.  Driver side rear signal is non existant.  Front flashes quickly.  Passenger side front signal won't flash, but rear flashes quickly.  All flashers work when hazards are on except for driver's side rear.  Daytime runners work fine.  Replaced all the bulbs, and all fuses test ok.  The indicators in the gauge cluster don't flash, but you hear the clicking it would normally make if you just had a bad bulb.  How screwed am I?  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


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Posted 31 July 2014 - 07:21 PM

I'm sure Gy would love to tell you the answer to this! Lol
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#3 b4black

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Posted 31 July 2014 - 09:21 PM

You may need to replace the turn signal switch in the steering column. Try searching "Multifunction Switch". It's not too expensive, but is a little difficult to replace. I'm sure that are DIY instructions somewhere on here.
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Posted 31 July 2014 - 10:41 PM

Thank you for the info.  I'll try that next.


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#5 steveyjr1982

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 01:34 AM

Do you have aftermarket headlamp assemblies? Bot my gs and ls have them and had the same problem, turn on your blinker and take out the bulb and press on it and see if it starts working. It had to crack open the connectors and bend the contacts inwards and that fixed the problem.
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Posted 01 August 2014 - 10:28 PM

Mine work fine in the daytime but the driver side rear doesn't work at night making the driver side front blink fast. Only 2 things I have read we're the turn signal switch or a new connection wireset for that back bulb. New bulb or old bulb kept same symptoms.
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Posted 02 August 2014 - 05:59 AM

before you get too crazy replacing things, take a look inside each socket.  I've seen a few over the years where there is major scorching inside some of the bulb sockets and they've had to be replaced.  I just found replacements at the JYs for a couple of bucks.


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Posted 02 August 2014 - 01:43 PM

i had similar issues. turned out to be a bad socket in the drl/turn signal light, the wire inside the socket was messed up kept breaking the wire on the bulb and failed to make contact.

 

id check all your bulb sockets first, try swapping the bulbs from side to side.


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Posted 07 August 2014 - 01:49 AM

I hope I'm not commiting a website faux pas here, but I'm at my wits end with this problem.  Here it is:  My 97 GS has developed serious issues with its turn signals.  Driver side rear signal is non existant.  Front flashes quickly.  Passenger side front signal won't flash, but rear flashes quickly.  All flashers work when hazards are on except for driver's side rear.  Daytime runners work fine.  Replaced all the bulbs, and all fuses test ok.  The indicators in the gauge cluster don't flash, but you hear the clicking it would normally make if you just had a bad bulb.  How screwed am I?  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

 

I have the exact same situation, but it's the front left signal light that doesn't work, the rear is fine and flashes fast.  After much research I found that it is the DRL Control Module and it's very, very expensive... I got one from Morad's but it was the wrong year (they are year specific), find one that is working and your problem will be solved and if you find a second one that works, I'll buy it from you.


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Posted 07 August 2014 - 02:00 AM

^ bingo!
I knew Gy would chime in with the answer....
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Posted 07 August 2014 - 02:49 AM

Along with all the other answers you guys have provided, how often do you think it could be the issue of the wires in the rear harness at the trunk lid causing some of the problems?

I know I've heard of the DRL modules flaking out, but seems like it'd be a good idea to at least check the wires there at the trunk hinge. You know... Just in case.

 

Good luck either way. Sounds like a very annoying habit for a car to have.

 

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 02:53 AM

Along with all the other answers you guys have provided, how often do you think it could be the issue of the wires in the rear harness at the trunk lid causing some of the problems?
I know I've heard of the DRL modules flaking out, but seems like it'd be a good idea to at least check the wires there at the trunk hinge. You know... Just in case.

Good luck either way. Sounds like a very annoying habit for a car to have.

Paul


Absolutely agree!
Gy and I went over his car with a fine tooth comb before looking at the DRL box.
I would hope OP checked all the sockets and harnesses for issues. Very common to have a burned out socket or a short/pinched wire in harness.

Once I got to the DRL box, I noticed right away it was the culprit.
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Posted 08 August 2014 - 09:26 PM

Found this as part of my many researches, this guy knows his stuff....

 

http://www.automotiv...lace_fuse_.html


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