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Intermittent turn signal on 2001 Cross Country

Sometimes flashers work as they should, other times they do not react quickly, either left or right, and flash intermittently.  There is no consistency, and I assume I need a new relay.  If so, how can I replace the relay.  Any other thoughts? Thank you Rob Chapman

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You will need to replace the flasher unit, I believe it is solid state, the old mechanical ones would just stop working, the new solid state one's do weird things like what you have going on.

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