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Front turn signals work intermittently, side signals work as well as the rear

Replaced both front sockets. right side works sometimes, other times it does not. Then it will switch to the left side. The turn indicator on the dash acts like it is a burnt out bulb. And it always seems to happen when I pull up to get it inspected (of course)

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  • Mark Carmel Nov 08, 2012

    replaced flasher and seems to be working for now. Only time will tell.

  • Mark Carmel Nov 08, 2012

    replaced flasher and seems to be working for now. Only time will tell.

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Loose connection at the sockets or joints. Check bulb seating at sockets (new sockets can be loose-Fong Kong) and clean cable connections

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For 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L FI OHV 6cyl. you have two flasher units, one for Hazard Light and one for Turn Signal...

The hazard flasher is located in the convenience center, under the dash, on the left side kick panel. The turn signal flasher is installed in a clamp attached to the base of the steering column support inside the car. In all cases, replacement is made by unplugging the old unit and plugging in a new one.

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SOURCE: turn signal blinker problem. They work properky

sounds like wiring.or there may be a plate in the steering wheel.the plate in the steering wheel seems more plausible because wiring on both sides is less likely.it wouldn't hurt to check the wiring as far as you can to the rears though.any brake lights work?

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

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