Turn signals do not cancel automatically.

ngiotta

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After removing the steering wheel in my son's 95 Cobra, the turn signals have stopped canceling after straightening the wheel. Well, I should stipulate that they do auto-cancel about 10-15% of the time. Anyone else have this problem? The switch works fine otherwise, but could it still be bad, loose, or...?
 
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You could try removing and reinstalling the combination switch but if it were me, I wouldn't do it without having a new one on-hand to replace it with in the case that it self-destructs when you pull it.

It's probably toast anyway but there's a chance it's just binding up after putting the wheel back in.
 

ngiotta

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Thanks for the response. I think I might have over-tightened the steering wheel, if that's possible? It was moving slightly, up and down (still does, a little), so I tightened the crap out of that T50 bolt.
 

2000xp8

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I'm not aware of how the 95 wheel goes on.
Is it splined?
Your description makes it sound like you pulled the wheel, put it back on in a different spot to straighten it.
Where's in most situations I would believe that type of adjustment needs to be made at the rack and shaft.

I've also had on another ford vehicle a little knub break off the arm. Couldn't tell what the issue what until I had a second one in hand.

Regardless, I would think you could remove the stalk and manually trigger the cancel.

I doubt you could over tighten it. The movement is probably in the shaft, not the wheel.
 

trebor3170

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95 Mustang has 2 flats on the shaft, the wheel will only go on one of two ways. I think what he meant by straightening the wheel, is after a turn.