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Blinker problems with 97 Camry

97 Camry LE 2.2 4cyl. I can go for a month or so with normal blinkers on both sides, and then randomly (sometimes when it is already blinking normally) the RH blinker will start blinking very fast. This is generally an indication that a bulb is blown (in an American car). But there are no blown bulbs. Is this an issue with the "Light Out" sensor located in the trunk or an issue with the blinker circuit?

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  • msfixitme Jul 13, 2009

    Actually I found that my RH front blinker bulb connector was damaged and was just barely making connection. I've replaced it and now had no problems.



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I have the same thing in my car ! I'm not sure about why this fixes the problem, but you just have to gently hit the area above the light. turn your blinker on, give the area above the light a smack, and it will go back to normal. At least it does on mine.. I do this about once every 2 months.

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May be an issue with the bulb(s) loosing it's ground. Remove bulbs and make sure that the base is clean and touching the sides. ALso that the socket is making proper ground with the car body.Sand clean if necessary.

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