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1988 acccord turn signal acts like light is blown

I have an 88 accord LXi. All turn signal bulbs are good (one in front and back). Right flashers work fine but left side flashes quickly like a bulb is blown. Any ideas?

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Check the earth to the offending light unit. Clean all the relevant connections. You could also try fitting a temporary earth cable and watch for any improvement. If you find that there is improvement in the operation of the indicator/flasher make the temporary earth cable permanent.

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