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How to wire a Yankee 960 turn sinal

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Archie31, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. Hello fellow HAMBers. I am using a Yankee 960 turn signal and need some help. I am running it on my 31 Ford Roadster with 6 volt no front turn signals only on the rear with a Yankee turn signal with arrows that I want to hook up. I am using a single Drum light for brake light so I won't need to hook it up to the turn signal switch. Question is do I use a 2 or 3 prong relay flasher and does any one have a diagram or could tell me where to hook up the 4 wires. I am pretty sure there is several HAMBers that have done this. Any help or guidance would be much appreciated. Thank you.
  2. cartoon14
    Joined: Jan 21, 2013
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  3. 24riverview
    Joined: Jan 13, 2008
    Posts: 925


    Have not worked with the Yankee but most 4 wire signal switches are wired the same. You will need a 3 prong flasher, they're normally marked X-voltage supply, P-goes to the indicator light in switch and L-goes to actual right/left switch. Open up the back of your unit, I'm assuming it will look like this. This should be correct unless I've got the right/left wires switched but they can be reversed. The 4th left over wire will go to the P terminal on flasher for the indicator light. If I'm way off here hopefully someone will correct but I don't think I am.
    Should mention to disregard the wire colors shown here, picture was "borrowed" elsewhere so no idea if correct.

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  4. Roger Walling
    Joined: Sep 26, 2010
    Posts: 1,146

    Roger Walling

    You may have trouble getting only one light to flash. Most systems require the draw of two bulbs in order to flash.

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