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Flash signal My turn signals are giving me trouble. They sometimes work then they stop. I was told it was my flash going out. I dont have an owners manuel so I dont know where exactly to go into the car to fix it. Can anyone help me. Same problem, 1999 Alero GL w/63000 miles, the turn signals work for about 5 seconds and the shut off.

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Check Under the Hood for the Fuse Relay Box. This should have the Flash Module in it. The Diagram is inside the Cover for the Box. If not there, Look under the Dash on the Left of the Steering Column and see if there is not a Panel under there that has a Small Circle and Square at the Top of the Panel, Turn the Flashers on and you will be able to here the Correct Box Ticking in Sequence with the Blinkers. Replace this Box. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

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Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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