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Glad you got it fixed.

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Actually while were shooting pool Kendall and I did a recap. He was doing the wires under the hood while I was putting the console back together [I also had to reinstall the driver's seat so we would have more room] he actually said that the light blue wire pin was the culprit. So it wasn't the wire but the pin in the first bulkhead that Kendall had to bypass. He noticed that we had done another pin [purple wire to the pin I believe he said it was] that had been done in the past. 

 Still not bad for 315,000 miles and 34 years. 

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21 minutes ago, DAVES89 said:

he actually said that the light blue wire pin was the culprit.

So he already knew it was the light blue wire before I posted the photo with that wire highlighted in red?

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No, the information you gave us provided a great jump start.

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After 2 days of driving and checking to make sure that my directionals ( both front and rear) I am happy to say that my turn signal issue is resolved.

 Thanks to all that helped!

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Friday afternoon was one of the now fleeting warm summer days here in Wisconsin.  The wife and I hopped in the convertible and drove to one of our favorite places, TJ's Harbor which is south of Oshkosh on the western shore of lake Winnebago.  Perfect late afternoon for a beverage and light meal.  We meandered back home via highway 45 and passed the Jesuit Retreat house where my father visited every summer.  He put about 500 miles per year on the convertible, and 200 of it was driving to his retreat there each summer.  I smiled remembering him, humbled by the fact that I now drive the car he always called his 'old man Corvette'.

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Thanks for sharing your story. Drives like the one you describe are the reason I keep my Reatta. I don't know any of the places you mentioned but it sounds like a wonderful afternoon cruise. I like him calling his Reatta the old man Corvette. I usually refer to mine as "your grandmother's sportscar". I think I like old man Corvette better.

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On 7/31/2022 at 8:46 AM, Ronnie said:

The CRT is probably going bad. You could try removing it and cleaning the connections but not likely the problem.

 

Manuals are here: Reatta FSMs   I wish I could post the FSMs here on ROJ but I'm afraid GM might come after me since I don't have a license to do so.

 

 

Thank you Ronnie. You're top shelf/world class !! 

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I've read articles in the past that called the Reatta Buick's version of the Corvette. So, achemist's dad likely had some authority for his statement. Agree with Ronnie - nice story to share. 

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Haven't driven the '91 Reatta to any cruise-ins or car shows since Wednesday, 8/3.  We've been having a record hi heat wave (ninety-five or better) with little-to-no rain on and off going on close to two weeks.  Suppose to get real rain via a cold front tonight (8/9) with temps dropping into the seventies on Wednesday.  Hopefully, will attend a cruise-in tomorrow and Friday.

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