Ford Thunderbird/Cougar 1983-1997 Repair Guide




See Figure 1

The flasher unit can be found under the dash panel attached to a bracket on the right side steering column opening reinforcement. On some models, the flasher plugs into the fuse panel.

The flasher can be removed by pressing the plastic retaining clip and pulling straight rearward. Align the new flasher housing with bracket and push forward until it snaps into the bracket

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Fig. Fig. 1: Turn signal and flasher problems

Never unplug or plug in a flasher unit while it is in the ON mode. Damage could occur to fuses, light bulbs, and/or the flasher unit being installed.