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Old 01-01-2006, 02:31 AM   #1
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My turn signal arrow is stuck on inside my car.. I tried replacing the bulb (which was dumb, bc it was already brand new) and that didn't work so now I'm assuming it'* wiring or something! HELP ME!?!?!?!

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does the bulb flash, or is that light just stuck on?
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The light is stuck on the only way it flashes is if i manually do it....o the right corner light in front won't turn on at all. The wire inside the bulb glows orange... i saw it when i took apart the headlight to switch bulbs. I'm lost as to what the issue is and I'm not payingmy dealership $20-25 the "look" at it. That'* BS in my book!
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I love my car but when things go wrong I get pissed so bad!
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when you switch the lever either way, does the blinker sound right, like tick...tick...tick? if not, I think your blinker is shot.
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left side works and sounds perfect ..... right side doesn't do anything unless done manually moving it so people don't rear end me... but it'* getting on my nerves!
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left side works and sounds perfect ..... right side doesn't do anything unless done manually moving it so people don't rear end me... but it'* getting on my nerves!
idk, but are there 2 seperate blinkers? if there is, I think one of yours is bad. that or you have a short/wire grounding out.
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Chad thinks it'* a short and it sounds like a good guess after trying to replace bulbs... right?! Thanks for trying to help.... atleast we have a unanomous decision on what the deal is and I can go after it that way now! Thanks a bunch! I'll have Chad help me fix... but the key word is "help" lol! I like to fix my own toys!!!
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Chad thinks it'* a short and it sounds like a good guess after trying to replace bulbs... right?! Thanks for trying to help.... atleast we have a unanomous decision on what the deal is and I can go after it that way now! Thanks a bunch! I'll have Chad help me fix... but the key word is "help" lol! I like to fix my own toys!!!
i would still check that flasher (blinker) to make sure it isnt burnt out or stuck or something
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Did this start happening by any chance after you replaced the turn signal bulb for the first time? If so, did the old bulb come out clean? I had the exact same thing happen to me, except the problem was a small metallic strip within the socket got moved around/broken when the old bulb came out. I just replaced the entire socket all together and it worked great. You can pull the socket off of soooo many cars in the yard, it cost me nothing.
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